Department of
Philosophy

People

Alyssa Ney

Research Interests

Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Physics

Courses Offered (subject to change)

  • PHL 101  Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHL 145Q  Minds and Machines
  • PHL 214/414  Logical Methods in Philosophy
  • PHL 242/442  Metaphysics
  • PHL 244/444  Philosophy of Mind
  • PHL 342  Metaphysics
  • PHL 542  Selected Topics in Metaphysics
  • PHL 544  Selected Topics in Philosophy of Mind
  • PHL 552  Selected Topics in Philosophy of Science

Selected Publications

  • The Status of Our Ordinary Three Dimensions in a Quantum Universe, Noûs, Vol. 46, September 2012
  • Neo-Positivist Metaphysics, Philosophical Studies, Vol. 160, August 2012
  • Convergence on the Problem of Mental Causation, Philosophical Issues, Vol. 20, 2010.
  • Physical Causation and Difference-making, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 60, December 2009.
  • Defining Physicalism, Philosophy Compass, Vol. 3, July 2008.
  • Physicalism as an Attitude, Philosophical Studies, Vol. 138, March 2008.
  • Can an Appeal to Constitution Solve the Exclusion Problem? Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 88, December 2007.
  • Physicalism and Our Knowledge of Intrinsic Properties, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 85, March 2007.