Graduate Student Achievements

Publications

Joel Ballivian

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

Hunter Gentry

  • (2021). “Special Attention to the Self: A Mechanistic Model of Patient RB’s Lost Feeling of Ownership”. The Review of Philosophy and Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13164-021-00574-1
  • (2021). “Extended Control Systems: A Theory and its Implications”. Philosophical Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1080/09515089.2021.1872778
  • (2019). “Locating Animals with Respect to Landmarks in Spacetime.” Commentary on Hoerl  & McCormack’s “Thinking in and about time: A dual systems perspective on temporal cognition” (with C. Buckner). Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

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

Lindsey Schwartz

  • (2022) Public Administration and Democracy: The Complementarity Principle (with Anthony M. Bertelli). Cambridge University Press (under contract).
  • (2019). International Educational Justice: Educational Resources for Students Living Abroad. Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric 12(1), 78-99.

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.

Aaron Yarmel

  • (2021). “On Choosing Where to Stand: selecting a social movement approach”. Social Theory and Practice. https://doi.org/10.5840/soctheorpract2021420128
  • (2018). “Between Crisis-Philia and Crisis-Phobia: Reflections on the Community of Inquiry”. Analytic Teaching and Philosophical Praxis.

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

  • “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).

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).

Hunter Gentry

  • “Pay Attention to Yourself: An Alternative Explanation of Patient RB” at Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology 112th annual meeting, online due to Covid-19. (December 2020).
  • “Extended Control in Goal-directed Behavior” at Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology 111th annual meeting in Cincinnati, OH. (March 7-9. 2019).
  • “Embedded Love” at Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, CU Boulder. (August 9-12. 2018).

Stephanie Hoffmann

  • “Biocentrism, Normativity, and The Organizational Account of Function” at APA Central Division Meeting in New Orleans, LA. (February 2021).

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

  • “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

  • “Rawls’s Mature Account of Justice Between Generations,” at 4th International Conference for Economics and Philosophy, Lyon, France. (2018).

Lindsey Schwartz

  • “Proportionality, Desert, and Just Criminal Sentencing” at NASSP’s 38th International Social Philosophy Conference, held remotely. (July 2021).
  • “Educated Abroad: Identifying Challenges for Just Resource Distribution for Inter- and Transnational Students” at APA Eastern Division Meeting (invited), Philadelphia, PA. (January 2020).
  • “Transnational Educational Justice: Issues of Educational Resources for Students Living Abroad” at NAAPE Annual Conference, Mundelein, IL. (October 2019).
  • “Transnational Educational Justice: Issues of Educational Resources for Students Living Abroad” at NASSP’s 36th International Social Philosophy Conference, San Francisco, CA. (July 2019).
  • “Transnational Educational Justice: Issues of Educational Resources for Students Living Abroad” at 2019 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada. (April 2019).
  • “Statutory Disenfranchisement: the undue cost of a felony conviction” at Philosophies of Incarceration, Villanova, PA. (March 2017).

Stephanie Sheintul

  • “A Capabilitarian Account of Fairness,” at VIII Braga Meetings on Ethics and Political Philosophy, University of Minho. (June 2017)- accepted but could not attend.

  • “A Capabilitarian Account of Fairness,” at Challenging Inequalities: Human Development and Social Change. (September 2017).

  • “A Paternalist Friendly Capabilities Approach,” at Human Development and Social Inclusion in an Urbanizing World, Universidad Católica. (September 2018).

  • “Non-Idealized Dignity and the Moral Permissibility of Paternalism: A Reformulation of Nussbaum’s Capabilities Approach,” at Human Development and Capability Association Conference, Tokyo, Japan. (September 2016).
  • “Non-Idealized Dignity and the Moral Permissibility of Paternalism: A Reformulation of Nussbaum’s Capabilities Approach,” at Center for Global Ethics, Conference on Agency, Power, and Politics, University of Birmingham, UK. (May 2016).

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).

Aaron Yarmel

  • “Between Order and Chaos in the Classroom” at Philosophy and Education Colloquium Series, Teachers College, Columbia University. (Invited Talk: Fall 2022)
  • “On Choosing Where to Stand: selecting a strategic orientation in a social movement” at Workshop on the Philosophy of Activism. (2020).
  • “Philosophy of Infighting” Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress. (2019.)
  • “Justice in the Classroom: Lessons from the Community of Philosophical Inquiry” at American Philosophical Association, Central Division. (2019).
  • “What Can Philosophers Do?,” at Societal Implications: Applying Academic Philosophy Outside of the Academy. (2018).
  • “Minding the Gap: P4C and Arendt’s Crisis in Education” at Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society. (2017).
  • “Explanations in Music Theory” at Illinois Philosophical Association. (2014).
  • “Explanations in Music Theory” at Central States Philosophical Association. (2014).
  • “Mechanistic Explanations in Music Theory: Lessons from Biology and Physical Geology” at Alabama Philosophical Society. (2013).
  • “Mechanistic Explanations in Music Theory: Lessons from Biology and Physical Geology” at European Society for Aesthetics. (2013).
  • “Performing Platonist Types” at Performance Philosophy. (2013).
  • “Musical States of Affairs: A New Proposal For Realist Platonism” at Challenging Musical Ontologies: An RMA Study Day. (2012).
  • “Interlevel Mechanistic Explanations of Musical Ontology” at Midsouth Philosophy Conference. (2012).

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).