(01–05 June, 2018) – Eimear and I will be in Philadelphia for Swarthmore Alumni Weekend before heading to Ohio for a brief holiday by Lake Erie.

(28 June–01 July, 2018) – I will be in Ghent, Belgium for the 7th Biennial Conference of the Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice to give a talk on the concept of representation in cognitive science.

(July, 2018) – I will be in Dublin, Ireland for research, professional development, and of course some time with Eimear. Let me know if you’ll be in town!

(17–19 August, 2018) – I will be back in my native Northeast Ohio for a wedding.

(20 August, 2018) – Classes resume at TCU.


(25–29 April, 2018) – Eimear and I were in Lexington, Kentucky for a very nerdy and beautiful wedding.

(08–17 March, 2018) – I was in Dublin, Ireland during the semester break.

(15 January, 2018) – I finally returned to TCU after my leave. It was lovely to be in Dublin, but it’s good to be home.

(29 December, 2017–12 January, 2018) – Eimear and I visited my family in Hawai‘i.

(07–10 December, 2017) – I visited friends and colleagues in Edinburgh, Scotland.

(20 October, 2017) – I gave a work-in-progress talk about my current work on conceptual explication at the UCD School of Philosophy.

(25–27 October, 2017) – My mentor Edouard Machery, Distinguished Professor of History and Philosophy of Science and Director of the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh, visited University College Dublin. We held two events for the occasion of his visit:

  • (26 October) – A symposium on his recent book, Philosophy within Its Proper Bounds (OUP, 2017).
  • (27 October) – A workshop on “Evaluating Methods of Inquiry,” featuring contributions by Edouard Machery, Maria Baghramian, Liz Irvine, Adrian Currie, Antti Kauppinen, Dermot Moran, and myself.

(Fall 2017) – I was on leave from TCU for a semester. While I was away I was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Philosophy at University College Dublin, working with the WEXD team.

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