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

(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, will visit University College Dublin. We’re having two events for the occasion of his visit:

  • (25 October) – A symposium on his recent book, Philosophy within Its Proper Bounds (OUP, 2017). 3–5 pm in H2.12 Science Centre Hub, at University College Dublin.
  • (27 October) – A workshop on “Evaluating Methods of Inquiry,” featuring contributions by Edouard Machery, Maria Baghramian, Adrian Currie, Liz Irvine, Antti Kauppinen, Dermot Moran, and myself. 9:30 am–6:15 pm at University College Dublin.


(30 August–02 September, 2017) – I attended a WEXD conference on “Trust, Expert Opinion and Policy: A multidisciplinary conference investigating questions of trust in and the trustworthiness of expert opinion.”

(13–14 July, 2017) – I attended the annual conference of the British Society for Philosophy of Science at the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland.

(02–08 July, 2017) – I led a group of students to Dublin, Ireland where we attended a workshop on “Disagreement in Science and Beyond,” and explored the history of the city.

(04 July, 2017) – I gave a talk on contested concepts at a WEXD workshop on “Disagreement in Science and Beyond.”

(12–18 March, 2017) – I was be in Dublin, Ireland for the semester break. While there I attended a workshop on Intersubjectivity and Its Commitments” at University College Dublin, and met with representatives of IES Abroad in Dublin.

(20 February, 2017) – My paper “Rethinking the Problem of Cognition” was accepted for publication by Synthese (find this and other publications here).

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