Graduate Student Achievements

Publications

Joel Ballivian

Michael Bruckner

Danielle Lee Clevenger

  • (Forthcoming). “Undergraduate Conferences as High Impact Practices with an Impact on Gender Parity” (with Koolage, W. John). Teaching Philosophy, 41 (3).

Patrick Cronin

Gregory Nirshberg

  • (2020). “Structural and indicator representations: a difference in degree, not kind” (with L. Shapiro). Synthese
  • (2015). Masrour, F., Nirshberg, G., Schon, M., Leardi, J., & Barrett, E. “Revisiting the empirical case against perceptual modularity”. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1676. http://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01676

Alexander Pho

  • (2022). “A critical note on a purported disanalogy between cycling and mixed martial arts” (with Benjamin A. White). Journal of the Philosophy of Sport.
  • (2022). “Saving the Last Person from Radical Scepticism: How to justify attributions of intrinsic value to nature without intuition or empirical evidence” (with Allen Thompson). Environmental Values.

Marcos Picchio

  •  (2022). “When the ‘Realism of Assumptions’ Mattered: Milton Friedman’s Critique of the Phillips Curve.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science [94], pp. 8-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.shpsa.2022.05.001

Jonathon VandenHombergh

Elise Whatley

  • (2020). “Harm, Consent, and Virtual Selves in Full Body Ownership Illusions: Real Concerns for Immersive Virtual Reality Therapies” (with Maria Botero). Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics.

Professional Presentations

Joel Ballivian

  • “What are the Chances? Probability and Social Privilege” at the Association for Practical and Applied Ethics (February 2021).
  • “Not Those Auxiliary Assumptions: Evidential Evaluation and the Auxiliaries You Can’t Use” at the American Philosophical Association (February 2021).

Elizabeth Bell

  • “How A Causalist Theory of Action Can Account for Intentional Omissions” American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting (February 2018).
  • “How A Causalist Theory of Action Can Account for Intentional Omissions” Northwest Philosophy Conference (October 2017).
  • “How Special Relations Can Provide Agent-neutral Reasons” Iowa Philosophical Society Conference (November 2016).
  • “Special Relations as the Grounds of Agent-neutral Reasons” Mountain-Plains Philosophy Conference (October 2016)
  • “Another Stoic Inconsistency: Propositions and Predicationals” Northwest Philosophy Conference (October 2015).
  • “Multiple Entrenchment Orderings in the AGM Model of Belief Revision” Boise State University (September 2014).

Michael Bruckner

  • “Moral Thought Pluralism and Disjunctive Reference” at Ohio Philosophical Association Annual Meeting, Akron (April 2022).
  • “Friendship, Forensics, and Favoritism” at Annual Meeting of the New Mexico Texas Philosophical Society, Baylor University (April 2022) presented remotely.
  • “Moral Thought Pluralism and Disjunctive Reference” at North Carolina Philosophical Association and South Carolina Society for Philosophy Joint Meeting, Converse University (March 2022).
  • “Friendship, Forensics, and Favoritism” at Virtuous and Vicious Partiality, Christopher Newport University (February 2022).
  • “The Reason to Be Angry Proportionally” at APA Eastern Division Meeting, Baltimore (January 2022) online due to Covid-19.
  • “Friendship, Forensics, and Favoritism” at Annual Northwest Philosophy Conference, Portland State University (November 2021).
  • “Extended or Embodied? Questioning Conventional Wisdom in Cognitive Science” at Annual Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, US, Poster Session (July 2021) online due to Covid-19.
  • “Extended or Embodied? Questioning Conventional Wisdom in Cognitive Science” at Annual Conference of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science, UK (July 2021) online due to Covid-19.
  • “The Reason to Be Angry Proportionally” at Braga Meetings on Ethics and Political Philosophy,  University of Minho, Portugal (June 2021) online due to Covid-19.
  • “What’s ‘Inside’? An Argument for Dispositional Identity as Mark of the Internal” at APA Central Division Meeting in New Orleans, LA (February 2021), online due to Covid-19.
  • “Is [Moral Judgment] like [Game] or [Jade]? A Metasemantic Challenge for Moral Thought Pluralism” at Great Lakes Philosophy Conference, Adrian College and Siena Heights University in Adrian, MI (February 2021) online due to Covid-19.
  • “The Reason to Be Angry Proportionally” at Manswers Workshop in Political Theory, Manchester Centre for Political Theory, University of Manchester, UK, (September 2020) online due to Covid-19.
  • “What’s ‘Inside’? An Argument against Phenomenal Identity as Mark of the Internal” at Fifth Philosophy of Language and Mind Network Conference, University of St Andrews, UK, Poster Session (August 2019).
  • “The Myth of the Given Advice: Towards Eliminativism about Doxastic Moral Deference,” Ways of Knowing in Ethics, Simon Frasier University, Vancouver, Canada (June 2018)

Danielle Lee Clevenger

  • “Utilizing Movement in Learning Activities,” Panel presentation. “Shaking Up the Standard Lecture,” at APA Central Division Meeting, Chicago, IL. (February 2018).

Patrick Cronin

  • “An A Priori Solution to the Classical Pessimistic Induction”, a Symposium presented at APA Central Division Meeting, Chicago, IL. (2022).

Katie Deaven

  • “Relative Significance Controversies in Evolutionary Biology,” International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology’s Biennial Meeting, online due to Covid-19. (2021).
  • “Relative Significance Controversies in Evolutionary Biology,” New Mexico Texas Philosophical Society’s Annual Conference, online due to Covid-19. (2021).
  • “Relative Significance Controversies in Evolutionary Biology,” APA-Pacific, online due to Covid-19. (2021).
  • “Ghosts of Departed Quantities,” at Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy’s Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich. (2016).
  • “Shortcomings in Shoemaker’s Defense: The Unresolved Korsgaard-Parfit Debate,” at 67th New Mexico Texas Philosophical Society’s Annual Conference, Texas State University, San Marcos. (2016).

Paul Kelly

  • “Does Methodological Adaptationism Presuppose a False Dichotomy?” at American Philosophical Association, Central Division Meeting in New Orleans, LA. (February 2021).
  • “On the Plausibility of a Dispositional Analysis of Intrinsic Value,” at Wisconsin Philosophical Association. (August 2020).
  • “Does Methodological Adaptationism Presuppose a False Dichotomy?” at Philosophy of Science Association. (November 2020).
  • “On the Scientific Legitimacy of Animal Beliefs” at Minnesota Philosophical Society. (October 2019).
  • “How Should a Physicalist Respond to the Knowledge Argument?” at American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting in Vancouver, BC. (April 2019).

Gregory Nirshberg

  • “Structural Representations and Causal Explanation,” at American Philosophical Association, Central Division Meeting, Main Program, Colloquium Session, Chicago, IL. (February 2020). 
  • “Structural and Indicator Representations: A Difference in Degree, Not Kind,” at Australasian Society for Philosophy and Psychology 2018 Meeting, Sydney, Australia. (December 2018). 
  • “Does the Judgment Internalist’s Claim Depend on a Particular View of Motivation?” at American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division Meeting, Main Program, Colloquium Session, San Francisco, CA. (March 2013).
  • “It’s Not All About Beliefs: The Extended Mind and Why Propositional Attitudes are Still in the Head”, at Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Austin, TX. (February 2013).
  • “Can Embodied Cognition Deny Representation and Still Explain Intentionality?” Poster presentation, at Annual meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Boulder, CO. (June 2012).

Alexander Pho

  •  “Articulating the Sporting Moral Community: Augmenting Interpretivism with Constructive Ethical Pragmatism,” at the  49th Meeting of the International Association for the Philosophy of Sport (IAPS). (August 2022).
  • “Vegans Have Pro Tanto Moral Reason to Excel in Athletics,” at the 72nd Annual Northwest Philosophy Conference. (November 2021).
  • “Moral Fixed Points: A Fully General Solution to the Immorality Objection to Non-Naturalist Moral Realism,” at The Great Lakes Philosophy Conference. (2021).

Marcos Picchio

  • “What Role Should Equipoise Play in Experimental Development Economics?,” at the Second Lake Como Summer School on Economic Behaviours: Models Measurements, and Policies. (July 2022).
  • The Standard of Care Debate in International Clinical Research,” at the Masters in Global Health Seminar Series, University of Barcelona. (May 2022).
  • “What is the Standard of Care in Experimental Development Economics?,” at the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Society 5th Annual Meeting. (February 2022).
  • “What is the Standard of Care in Experimental Development Economics?,” at the 15th Biennial Meeting of the International Network for Economic Method. (November 2021).
  • “When the ‘Realism of Assumptions’ Mattered,” at the 5th International Economic Philosophy Conference. (June 2021)
  • When the ‘Realism of Assumptions’ Mattered,” at the First Lake Como Summer School on Economic Behaviours: Models Measurements, and Policies. (July 2019)
  • “Rawls on Just Savings and Economic Growth,” at the 4th International Economic Philosophy Conference .(June 2018).

Michael Schon

  • “Conventionalism of Conventionalism: A Buddhist-Inspired Approach,” at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Metaphysical Society of America: Metaphysical Traditions in Dialogue. (March 2022).
  • “A Tale of Two Hubrises: Two Perspectives on Good and Bad Philosophy,” at the What Makes a Philosopher Good or Bad? Intellectual Virtues and Vices in the History of Philosophy. (November 2021).

Jonathon VandenHombergh

  • “Conceptual Sieves,” at The New Mexico Texas Philosophical Society, 69th Annual Meeting, Houston, USA. (2018).
  • “Conceptual Sieves,” at Third International Conference on Philosophy of Mind, School of Medicine, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal. (2017).
  • “Phenomenal Concepts and the Disjunction Problem,” at the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology 108th Annual Meeting, Louisville. (2016).
  • “The Logic of Quantified Two-Dimensional Conceivability Arguments,” at the Philosophy of Language and Mind Masterclass Conference with David Chalmers, Stockholm. (2015).

Elise Whatley

  • “Virtual Selves in Full Body Ownership Illusions: Implications for Embodied Approaches to the Mind,” at Society for Philosophy and Psychology (SPP) 47th Annual Meeting. Poster session with M. Botero (2021).

Shimin Zhao

  • “Understand the process of scientific discovery: the case of the network approach” at Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science, Vancouver, Canada. (June 1-3, 2019).
  • “Process, not just the product: the case of network motifs analysis”, at The 16th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Prague, The Czech Republic. (August 5-10, 2019).