Richard Feldman
Curriculum Vita
 July 3, 2009

Department of Philosophy
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York 14627
Phone: (585) 275-8106 (office), (585) 461-2354 (home)

B.A., Cornell University, 1970
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1975

Sep. 1974 - June 1975: Instructor, Franklin and Marshall College
July 1975 - June 1981: Assistant Professor, University of Rochester
July 1981 - June 1988: Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of Rochester
July 1989 - July 1991: Associate Professor, University of Rochester
July 1991 - June 1997: Professor and Chair, University of Rochester
July 1997 - Professor, University of Rochester
Spring 2002: Visiting Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Fall 2003: Professor (part-time), Syracuse University

Spring 2006- Dean of the College, University of Rochester

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Epistemology, Metaphysics


1. Reason and Argument, Prentice-Hall, 1993; 2nd Edition, 1999.

2. Epistemology, Prentice Hall (Foundations of Philosophy Series), 2003.

3. Evidentialism (with Earl Conee), Oxford University Press, 2004.

4. The Good, The Right, Life and Death, ed. (with Jason Raibly, Kris McDaniel, and Michael Zimmerman), Ashgate, 2006.

5. Disagreement, ed. (with Ted A. Warfield), forthcoming.


1. “An Alleged Defect in Gettier Counterexamples,” The Australasian Journal of Philosophy 52 (1974): 68-69; reprinted in Paul K. Moser, ed., Empirical Knowledge, Rowman & Allanheld, 1986, Paul Moser and Arnold vander Nat, eds., Human Knowledge, Oxford University Press, 1986, Kenneth Lucey, ed., On Knowing and the Known: Introductory Readings in Epistemology, Prometheus Books, 1996, and in Sven Bernecker and Fred Dretske, eds., Knowledge: Readings in Contemporary Epistemology, Oxford, 2000.

2. “Belief and Ambiguity,” in Views on Language, edited by Orboubadian and Engle, Inter-University Publishing, Murfeesboro, Tennessee, 1975, pp. 53-64.

3. “Belief and Inscriptions,” Philosophical Studies32 (1977): 349-353.

4. “Actions and De Re Beliefs,” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 8 (1979): 266-73.

5. “Thalberg on the Irreducibility of Events,” (co-authored with Edward Wierenga) Analysis(1979): 11-16.

6. “Lehrer's Theory of Justification,” Australasian Journal of Philosophy 57 (1979): 266-273.

7. “Saying Different Things,” Philosophical Studies38 (1980): 79-84.

8. “Identity Conditions and Events,” (co-authored with Edward Wierenga) Canadian Journal of Philosophy 11 (1981): 77-93.

9. “Fallibilism and Knowing That One Knows,” The Philosophical Review 90 (1981): 77-93. Reprinted in Kenneth Lucey, ed., On Knowing and the Known: Introductory Readings in Epistemology, Prometheus Books, 1996.

10. “Stich and Nisbett on Justifying Inference Rules,” (co-authored with Earl Conee), Philosophy

of Science50 (1983): 326-331.

11. “Reliability and Justification,” The Monist 68 (1985): 159-174.

12. “Evidentialism,” (co-authored with Earl Conee), Philosophical Studies 48 (1985): 15-34. Reprinted in: Paul Moser and Arnold vander Nat, eds., Human Knowledge, Oxford University Press, 1986; Kenneth Lucey, ed., On Knowing and the Known: Introductory Readings in Epistemology, Prometheus Books, 1996: The International Research Library of Philosophy: Knowledge and Justification, Volume 2., 1996, and in E. Sosa and J. Kim, eds., Epistemology: An Anthology, Blackwell, 2000.

13. “Schmitt on `Reliability, Objectivity, and Justification',” The Australasian Journal of Philosophy 63 (1985): 354-360.

14. “Davidson's Theory of Propositional Attitudes,” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 16 (1986): 693-712.

15. “Rationality, Reliability, and Natural Selection,” Philosophy of Science 55 (1988): 218-227.

16. “Having Evidence,” Essays Presented to Edmund Gettier, edited by David Austin, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988, pp. 83-104.

17. “Epistemic Obligations,” Philosophical Perspectives 2, Epistemology, edited by James Tomberlin, Ridgeview Publishing Co., 1988, pp. 235-256. Reprinted in: Louis Pojman, ed. The Theory of Knowledge, Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1993; Jack S. Crumley II, ed., Readings in Epistemology, Mayfield Publishing Co., 1999.

18. “Subjective and Objective Justification in Ethics and Epistemology,” The Monist 71 (1988):405-419.

19. “Foley's Subjective Foundationalism,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research50(1989): 149-158.

20. “Lehrer's Coherence Theory of Knowledge and Justification,” The Current State of the Coherence Theory, edited by John W. Bender, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989, pp. 69-78.

21. “Goldman on Epistemology and Cognitive Science,” Philosophia 19 (1989): 197-207.

22. “Klein on Certainty and Canonical Beliefs,” Doubting: Contemporary Perspectives on Skepticism, edited by Glenn Ross and Michael Roth, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990, pp. 121-126.

23. “Evidence,” A Companion to Epistemology, edited by Ernest Sosa and Jonathan Dancy, Cambridge University Press, 1992.

24. “Proper Functionalism,” Nous 27 (1993), pp. 34-50.

25. “Good Arguments,” Knowledge and the Social, edited by Fred Schmitt, Rowman and Littlefield, 1994, pp. 155-188.

26. “Evidence,” “Knowledge by Acquaintance,” and “Knowledge de re,” and “Epistemic Privacy,” The Dictionary of Philosophy edited by Robert Audi, Cambridge University Press, 1995.

27. “In Defense of Closure,” The Philosophical Quarterly 45 (1995): 487-494.

28. “Authoritarian Epistemology,” Philosophical Topics 23 (1995): 147-170.

29. “Sorensen's 'Thought Experiments,'" Informal Logic 17 (1995): 394-398.

30. “Plantinga, Gettier, and Warrant,” Warrant in Contemporary Epistemology: Essays in Honor of Plantinga's Theory of Knowledge, by Jonathan Kvanvig, Rowman &; Littlefield, 1996.

31. “Epistemology Since 1960,” (co-authored with Earl Conee) Encyclopedia of Philosophy Supplement, edited by Ernest Sosa, MacMillan, 1996.

32. “Evidentialism,” (co-authored with Earl Conee) Encyclopedia of Philosophy Supplement, edited by Ernest Sosa, MacMillan, 1996.

33. “Epistemology and Ethics,” Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, edited by Peter Klein and Richard Foley, Routledge, 1998.

34. “The Principle of Charity,” Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, edited by Peter Klein and Richard Foley, Routledge, 1998.

35. “The Generality Problem for Reliabilism,” co-authored with Earl Conee, Philosophical Studies 89 (1998): 1-29. Reprinted in: Louis J. Pojman, ed., Theory of Knowledge, 2nd Edition, Wadsworth, 1998; and E. Sosa and J. Kim, eds., Epistemology: An Anthology, Blackwell, 2000.

36. “Methodological Naturalism in Epistemology,” The Blackwell Guide to Epistemology, edited by John Greco and Ernest Sosa, Blackwell, 1999, pp. 168-184.

37. “Contextualism and Skepticism,” Philosophical Perspectives 13, Epistemology, edited by James Tomberlin, Ridgeview Publishing Co., 1999, pp. 91-114.

38. “Naturalism in Epistemology,” EurAmerica 28 (September 1998): 1-38.

39. “Epistemology, Argumentation, and Citizenship,” The Paideia Project: Proceedings of the 20th World Congress of Philosophy, Volume 3, 1999, pp. 89-106.

40. “Integrating Critical Thinking Into the Teaching of Philosophy,” Prentice Hall Teaching Newsletter, 1999.

41. “The Ethics of Belief,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 60 (2000): 667-695.

42. “Kvanvig On Externalism and Epistemology Worth Doing,” The Southern Journal of Philosophy (Supplement) 37 (2000): 43-50.

43. “Skeptical Problems, Contextualist Solutions,” Philosophical Studies 103 (2001): 61-85.

44. “Voluntary Belief and Epistemic Evaluation,” Knowledge, Truth, and Duty: Essays on Epistemic Justification, Responsibility, and Virtue, edited by Matthias Steup (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 77-92.

45. “Internalism Defended,” (with Earl Conee) American Philosophical Quarterly 38 (2001): 1-18. Also in Epistemology: Internalism and Externalism, edited by Hilary Kornblith, Blackwell, 2001, pp. 231-260.

46. “Naturalized Epistemology,” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, edited by Ed Zalta, 2001 (online at Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy ).

47. “Epistemological Duties,” The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology, edited by Paul Moser (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002), pp. 361-384.

48. “Reply to Adler and Levin,” (with Earl Conee) Philosophy and Phenomenological Research(2002): 98-105.

49. “Reasons Explanations and Pure Agency,” (with Andrei Buckareff) Philosophical Studies112 (2003): 135-45.

50. “Plantinga on Exclusivism,” Faith and Philosophy 20 (2003): 85-90.

51. “Chisholm's Internalism and Its Consequences,” Metaphilosophy 34 (2003): 603-620.

52. “Freedom and Contextualism,” Topics in Contemporary Philosophy Vol. II: Freedom and Determinism, edited by Joseph Keim Campbell, Michael O'Rourke, and David Shier, MIT Press, 2004.

53. “Comments on DeRose's 'Single Scoreboard Semantics,” Philosophical Studies 119 (2004): 23-33.

54. “In Search of Internalism and Externalism,” The Externalist Challenge, edited by Richard Schantz (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2004), pp. 143-56.

55. “Foundational Justification,” in Sosa and His Critics, edited by John Greco, Blackwell, 2004, pp. 42-58.

56. “Foundational Beliefs and Empirical Possibilities,” Philosophical Issues 14 (2004): 132-147.

57. “Internalist Epistemic Evaluations,” Contemporary Debates in Epistemology, edited by Matthias Steup and Ernest Sosa (Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2005), pp. 270-84.

58. “Respecting the Evidence,” Philosophical Perspectives 19 (2005): 95-119.

59. “Skepticism and Best Explanations,” forthcoming in An Introduction to Philosophy Through Film, edited by Bruce Russell, Seven Bridges Press.

60. “Evidentialism,” (with Earl Conee) (revised version of earlier publication), Essential Knowledge, edited by Steven Luper (New York: Longman Publishers, 2004).

61. “Roderick Chisholm Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers, edited by John R. Shook, Thoemmes Continuum, 2005.

62. “Epistemology: Contemporary Issues,” (with Earl Conee, Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Second Edition Macmillan, 2005.

63. “Some Virtues of Evidentialism,” (with Earl Conee), Veritas 50 (2005): 95-108.

64.  “Deep Disagreements, Rational Resolutions, and Critical Thinking,”  Informal Logic 25 (2005): 13-23.

65. “Good Arguments and Useful Advice,” Informal Logic 25 (2005): 277-87.

66.  “BonJour and Sosa on Internalism, Externalism, and Basic Beliefs,”  Philosophical Studies 131 (2006): 713-728.

67. “Epistemological Puzzles about Disagreement,” Epistemology Futures, edited by Stephen Hetherington, Oxford, 2006, pp. 216-36.

68. “Reasonable Religious Disagreements,” Philosophers Without Gods, edited by Louise Antony, Oxford, 2007, pp. 194-214.

69. Critical Study of John Hawthorne’s Knowledge and Lotteries, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 75 (2007): 211-226.

70. “Modest Deontologism in Epistemology,” Synthese 161 (2008): 339-355.

71. “Evidence,” (with Earl Conee), Epistemology: New Essays, ed. by Quentin Smith, Oxford, 2008, pp. 83-104.

72. “Thinking, Reasoning, and Education,” OUP Handbook of Philosophy of Education, edited by Harvey Siegel, forthcoming.

73. “Selves-Profile,” (with Earl Conee), forthcoming in A Companion to Epistemology: Second Edition, edited by Matthias Steup.

74. “Contextualism,” forthcoming in A Companion to Epistemology, 2nd Edition, edited by Matthias Steup.



1. Review of Nicholas Griffin’s Relative Identity, Dialogue 20 (1981): 365-375.

2. Review of Oliver Johnson’s Cognitivism and Skepticism, Nous16 (1981): 262-282.

3. Review of James Cornman’s Skepticism, Justification and Explanation, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 43 (1982): 111-116.

4. Review of Benson Mates’s Skeptical Essays, Nous 17 (1983).

5. Review of J.E. Tiles’s Things That Happen, Canadian Philosophical Review 3 (1983): 41-43.

6. Review of Barry Stroud’s The Significance of Philosophical Skepticism, The Philosophical Review 95 (1986): 305-308.

7. Review of Gilbert Harman’s Change in View, The Philosophical Review 98 (1989): 552-556.

8. Review of Richard Fumerton’s Reason and Morality, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 52 (1992):989-993.

9. Review of Larry Wright’s Better Reasoning, Informal Logic 13 (1991): 190-194.

10. Review of Susan Haack’s Evidence and Inquiry, Mind 105 (1996): 170-176.

11. Review of Peter Carruthers’ Human Knowledge and Human Nature: A new introduction to an ancient debate and Edward Craig’s Knowledge and the State of Nature: An Essay in Conceptual Synthesis, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 57 (1997): 205-221.

12. Review of Alvin Goldman’s Socializing Knowledge, The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 52 (2001): 163-168.

13. Review of Stephen Hetherington’s Good Knowledge, Bad Knowledge, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (2002)

14. Review of William Alston’s “Beyond Justification”: Dimensions of Epistemic Evaluation,Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (2005).


1. “Belief and Ambiguity,” Southern Conference on Linguistics, Vanderbilt University, March 1975.

2. “De Re Belief,” Syracuse University, April 1976.

3. “Belief and Inscriptions,” The Creighton Club (N.Y. State Philosophy Club), Hamilton College, October 1976.

4. “Comments on Corrado’s ‘A Proposed Necessary Condition for De Re Belief’,” American Philosophical Association, Boston, December, 1976.

5. “Incorrigible Beliefs,” Conference on Private Actions and Public Interest, SUNY College at Fredonia, March 1977.

6. “Comments on Pastin’s `Empirical Warrant and First Person Propositions’,” American Philosophical Association, Washington, December 1977.

7. “Explanations and Behavior,” Franklin and Marshall College, April 1978.

8. “Sentences and Assertions,” Franklin and Marshall College, April 1978.

9. “Comments on Crawford’s `Shuttle Diplomacy Between Possible Worlds or Toward a Separate Ontological Peace’,” The Creighton Club, Cazenovia College, October 1978.

10. “Sentences and Assertions,” American Philosophical Association, Washington, December 1978. “Comments on van Inwagen’s ‘Here Isn’t a Hand and Here Isn’t Another One’,” The Creighton Club, Cazenovia College, October 1980.

11. “Fallibilism and Knowing That One Knows,” American Philosophical Association, Boston, December 1980.

12. “Davidson’s Theory of Indirect Discourse,” American Philosophical Association, Milwaukee, April 1981.

13. “Comments on Roberts’ `On the Relation of Belief-States to Belief’,” American Philosophical Association, Philadelphia, December 1981.

14. “Comments on Stephen Stich’s `Could Man Be an Irrational Animal’,” Conference on Justification and Rationality, University of Rochester, April 1983.

15. “Comments on Ernest Sosa’s `Classical Analysis’,” Herbert Heidelberger Memorial Conference, University of Massachusetts, April 1983.

16. “Reliability and Justification,” American Philosophical Association, Chicago, April 1983, and Creighton Club, April 1984.

17. “Comments on Roland Puccetti’s `Animal Awareness and Self-Awareness’,” Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Wellesley College, June 1983.

18. “Rationality and Natural Selection,” American Philosophical Association, Chicago, April 1985, and Virginia Commonwealth University, April 1985.

19. “Comments on Stephen Schiffer’s ‘Compositional Semantics and Parataxis: Davidson on Meaning and Belief’,” University of Rochester Conference on Intentionality, April 1986.

20. “Comments on Alvin Plantinga’s `Chisholmian Internalism’,” Conference in Honor of Roderick Chisholm’s 70th Birthday, Brown University, November 1986.

21. “Having Evidence,” NEH Summer Institute on Epistemology, Boulder, Colorado, July, 1986, and American Philosophical Association, Chicago, May, 1987.

22. “Epistemic Obligations”, University of Miami, March 1987.

23. “Objective and Subjective Justification in Ethics and Epistemology,” American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, March 1987.

24. “Comments on Rolf Eberle’s “On Belief and Belief-Change,” University of Rochester, May 1987.

25. “Rational Belief and Rational Belief Change,” University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and University of Iowa, November 1988.

26. “Comments on Richard Fumerton’s ‘Foundationalism, Regress Arguments, and the Internalism/Externalism Debate,’” American Philosophical Association, Washington, December 1988.

27. “Epistemology and Cognitive Science,” University of Missouri, April 1989.

28. “Klein on Certainty and Cannonical Beliefs,” University of Rochester Conference on Skepticism, May 1989.

29. “The Basis of Epistemic Rationality,” Conference on Epistemology and Philosophy of Mind, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, September 1989.

30. “Cohen on Knowledge and Indexicality,” American Philosophical Association, Los Angeles, March 1990.

31. “Authoritarian Epistemology,” University of Rochester, March 1990 and West Virginia University, October 1993.

32. “Chisholm’s Epistemic Principles,” American Philosophical Association, New Orleans, April 1990.

33. “Comments on Jack Crumley’s, ‘Norms and Appearances,’” American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, March 1991.

34. “Critical Thinking, Logic, and Epistemology,” Hobart and William Smith Colleges, May 1990 and SUNY, Geneseo, May 1991.

35. Comments on Robert Stalnaker’s, “On Twin Earth,” University of Rochester, May 1991.

36. Comments on Don Loeb’s, “Consequentialism, Generality, and Moral Justiication,” University of Rochester, May 1992.

37. “Alexander George on Realism and Anti-realism,” American Philosophical Association, December 1992.

38. Comments on V.V. Raman’s “Physics and Reality,” Rochester Institute of Technology Presidential Forum, February 1993.

39. “Categorizing Arguments,” Association for Informal Logic and Critical Thinking, American Philosophical Association, March 1993.

40. “What the Hell is Relativism, Anyway?” West Virginia University, October 1993.

41. Participant in symposium on Roy Sorenson’s Thought Experiments, American Philosophical Association, December 1993.

42. “In Defense of Closure,” American Philosophical Association, April 1994.

43. “Comments on ‘Papeir-Mache Problems in the Theory of Knowledge’,” American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, April 1995.

44. “On the Relevance of Psychology to Epistemology,” Rutgers University conference on Epistemology and Evolutionary Psychology, April 1995 and SUNY Geneseo, March 1995.

45. “Context, Knowledge Attributions, and Skepticism,” Concordia University, September, 1995, Syracuse University, April 1996, Arizona State University, March 1997, SUNY Fredonia, March 1997, Texas A&M University, November 1997, National Taiwan University, May 1998.

46. “What Critical Thinking Really Is,” SUNY Potsdam, November, 1995.

47. “Informal Logic Without Fallacies,” Association for Philosophy of Education, American Philosophical Association, New York, December, 1995.

48. “Unifying Epistemology,” panel discussion, SUNY Buffalo, September 1996.

49. “Plantinga, Gettier, and Warrant,” University of Missouri, Columbia, October, 1996.

50. “Methodological Naturalism and Epistemic Justification,” American Philosophical Association, Seattle, April, 1996 and Central States Philosophical Society, October 1996.

51. “The Generality Problem,” (with Earl Conee) American Philosophical Association, Atlanta, December, 1996.

52. “Naturalism in Epistemology: The Connection Between Epistemology and Empirical Studies of Human Reasoning,” SUNY New Paltz, April 1997, Southern Methodist University, November, 1997, Chung Cheng University, Taiwan, May 1998, Academia Sinica, Institute for European and American Studies, Taiwan, May 1998.

53. Comments on Bruce Russell’s, “Good Arguments and Fallacies,” Conference on Argumentation and Rhetoric, Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation, Brock University, May 1997.

54. Comments on Sharon Ryan and Ned Markosian’s “Skepticism, Naturalism, and Defeat,” University of Massachusetts, October, 1997.

55. Comments on Ernest Sosa’s “Epistemic Contextualism,” Conference on Methods, The New School, New York, May, 1998.

56. “Empirical Evidence for Human Irrationality,” Hong Kong University, May 1998.

57. “Epistemology, Argumentation, and Citizenship,” Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy, Boston, August, 1998.

58. “Crawford on Ultra-Strong Internalism and the Reliabilist Insight,” American Philosophical Association, Berkeley, March, 1999.

59. “The Ethics of Belief,” Rutgers Epistemology Conference, April 1999.

60. “Contextualism and Skepticism,” Oberlin Colloquium, April 1999.

61. “Comments on Kvanvig’s ‘Externalism and Epistemology Worth Doing,’” The Spindel Conference, University of Memphis, October, 1999.

62. “Internalism Defended,” (with Earl Conee) The Creighton Club, October 1999.

63. “Sosa on Privileged Access,” American Philosophical Association, Boston, December, 1999.

64. “Engel on Metaepistemological Skepticism,” American Philosophical Association, Albuquerque, April 2000.

65. “Naturalism in Epistemology: The Connections between Epistemology and Cognitive Science, Center for Cognitive Science, SUNY at Buffalo, September 2000.

66. “Critical Thinking in the Curriculum,” Teaching Horizons Workshop, West Virginia University, October 2000.

67. “Comments on Kornblith’s ‘Chisholm and the Shaping of American Epistemology’,” American Philosophical Association, New York, December 2000.

68. “Comments on Mele’s ‘Chisholm on Freedom’,” American Philosophical Association, New York, December 2000.

69. “A Defense of Evidentialism,” University of Illinois, January, 2001.

70. “Epistemic Responsibility and Evidentialism,” SUNY Geneseo, April 2001.

71. “Contextualism and Freedom,” Inland Northwest Philosophy Conference, April 2001; St. Cloud St. University, October 2001; Cornell University, November, 2001.

72. “We Are All Naturalists Now,” American Philosophical Association, Minneapolis, May 2001.

73. “Defending the Tradition: Comments on Foley,” Graduate Conference in Epistemology, University of Rochester, October 2001.

74. “Comments on DeRose’s ‘Single Scoreboard Semantics,’” UMass Conference on Contextualism in Epistemology and Beyond, October 2002.

75. “Adler’s Evidentialism,” American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, March 2003.

76. “Reasonable Disagreements,” Ohio State University, October 2002; Washington University, November 2002; University of North Carolina at Greensboro, April 2003; University of Miami, January 2004; University of Michigan, April 2004; University of Nevada, Reno, May 2004; Inland Northwest Philosophy Conference, May 2004; SOFIA, May 2004; University of Florida, Dec. 2004.

77. “Comments on Williamson’s ‘Armchair Philosophy, Metaphysical Modality and Counterfactual Thinking’”, Univ. of Rochester, Sept. 2004.

78. “Exclusivism, Evidentialism, and Disagreement,” American Philosophical Association, Dec. 2004.

79. “The Virtues of Evidentialism,” (with Earl Conee), American Philosophical Association, April, 2005.

80. “Epistemological Puzzles About Disagreement,” SUNY Fredonia, Dec. 2005; Stirling University, May 2006; Oxford University, May 2006.

81. “Clifford’s Principle and James’s Options,” McMaster University, March 2006.

82. “What is the Internalism/Externalism Debate About?”, University of Wisconsin, May 2008.

83. “Disagreements and Higher Order Evidence,”, University of Calgary, October 2007, University of Arkansas, April 2009.

84. “Doxastic Voluntarism and Compatibilism,” University of Geneva, June 2009.

85. “Evidentialism, Higher-Order Evidence, and Disagreements,” Episteme Conference, Northwestern University, June 2009.

Chair, Philosophy Department, 1981-1988, 1991-1997
Acting Associate Dean, College of Arts and Science, Fall 1987-Spring 1988
Associate Dean (Part-time), College of Arts and Science, Fall 1988-Spring 1989
Faculty Advisor, All-Campus Judicial Council, 1981-1990
President, The Creighton Club (N.Y. State Philosophy Club), 1988-1990

Dean of the College, July 2006-

NDEA Fellow: 1973-1974
Mellon Fellow: Spring 1978
NEH Summer Stipend: 1985
ACLS Travel Grant: 1989