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Professor of Cognitive Science & Philosophy

Address: (Office) Department of Linguistics & Cognitive Science,

125 East Main

University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716

Phone: (302) 831-6706

Fax: (302) 831-6896

E-Mail: fa (at) udel.edu

 

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Phone: (302) 234-1277

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Philosophy 1982 University of Wisconsin-Madison

(*Ph.D. Minor in Cognitive Psychology)

M.A. Philosophy 1974 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

B.A. Anthropology 1972 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Chair, Department of Linguistics & Cognitive Science, University of Delaware, 2006-2012

Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of Delaware, 1997-2006

Chair, Department of Philosophy, Central Michigan University, 1988-1997

Professor, Cognitive Science & Philosophy, University of Delaware, 1997-

Professor, Philosophy, Central Michigan University 1991-1997

Associate Professor, Philosophy, CMU, 1988-91

Assistant Professor, Philosophy, CMU, 1986-88

Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Augustana College (IL) 1982-86

Lecturer, Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Spring 1982

Instructor, Philosophy, Lawrence University (WI) 1980-81

Instructor SIUE, Summer 1974


FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS


Invited Visiting Academic, Macquarie, University, Department of Cognitive Science, New South Wales, Australia, March-April, 2014

Visiting Lecturer on Information and Action in Complex Systems, Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Universidade Estadual Paulista- UNESP- Campus de Marilia, Brazil, Fall 2012

Nominated for Advising Excellence Award, UD, 2012

Nominated for Excellence in Teaching Award, UD, 2009

Department of Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology (PNP Program), Washington University (St. Louis), Fall Semester, 2008

Phi Sigma Tau National Honor Society, UD, May 1998

University Teaching Excellence Award, CMU, May, 1995

20th Fritz Marti Lecturer, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, March 14 th & 15 th, 1995

Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI), fall 1992

NEH Fellow: Rutgers University, Seminar on Meaning Holism, Directed by Jerry Fodor and Ernest LePore, summer 1992

Phi Sigma Tau National Honor Society, U D, May 1998

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, CMU, March 1991

NEH Fellow: University of Nebraska, Institute on Human Action, Directed by Robert Audi, summer 1984

NEH Fellow: University of Nebraska, Seminar on Epistemology, Directed by Robert Audi, summer 1983

Dean’s Fellow: University of Wisconsin, 1979-80

Fulbright Research Fellow: University of Bristol, attending Philosophy of mind workshop with Andrew

Woodfield (director), Dan Dennett, and Stephen Stich (participants), Fall 1978

Christian Ott Award for Graduate Studies, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 1974

GRANTS

SEPP-RG Seed Grant (Fred Adams, Evan Bradley, and Michael Frank of Brown University…to write a paper on the neuroethics of deep brain stimulation) $2,500, August 2009

NCRR/NIH INBRE grant investigator (with Tom Powers and Mark Greene) on the topic of Neuroethics.  Part of a 17.4 Million dollar grant awarded to UD/DBI April 2009

NSF/EPSCoR Neuroethics $1,000  June 2008

Transformational Research, University of Delaware, $6,000 (Support for 6 undergraduate cognitive science students working on literature search for background materials in preparation for writing a book on Philosophy of Psychology) Spring Semester, 2008

UNIDEL Foundation, "Faculty Start-Up Support in Linguistics and Cognitive Science", providing support for Arild Hestvik’s ERP lab, $250,000, February 2008

*NSF/EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Implementation Grant (9 million dollars) March 2005

(*A three year grant for science, biotechnology, and ethics awarded through the Delaware Biotechnology Institute of the University of Delaware and the Delaware Interdisciplinary Ethics Program)

American Philosophical Association, Committee on Lectures, Publications and Research of the American Philosophical Association, $10,000 for each of 2001, 2004, 2007 (total 30K) for joint ethics conference at UD

Delaware Humanities Forum Grant for Morality in the 21 st Century Conference, June 28, 2001

GTE Foundation Grant, GTE Lectureship Program, 1994-95

Council For Philosophical Studies Grant (division of NEH), fall 1988

Faculty Teaching and Professional Development Grant, CMU, March 1991

12 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavor Grants, CMU, Grant #s, 48473 (12/01/93), 48118 (09/29/93), 48045 (09/04/91), 48008 (09/04/91), 42415 (12/05/90), 42209 (10/18/98), 42441 (02/01/89), 42390 (10/05/88), 4-22115 (12/01/87), 4-22052 (03/01/87), 4-22920 (02/01/87)

Development Grant, CMU, 1987

EDITORIAL BOARDS

Logos & Episteme – An international Journal of Epistemology http://www.logos-and-episteme.proiectsbc.ro/

Revista Veritas - philosophical journal of the Program of Graduate Studies in Philosophy of the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul http://revistaseletronicas.pucrs.br/ojs/index.php/veritas

Science Committee Kínesis (www.marilia.unesp.br/kinesis) State University of São paulo - Campus of Marilia

University of Delaware Press


FOREIGN SCHOLARS STUDYING WITH ME AT UD

2014-15:  Jin Xiaodong (Ningbo University of Technology, Zhejiang Province, China)

Spring Semester 2011:  O'Neal Buchanan (University of Western Ontario)

Fall Semester 2011:  João Antonio de Moraes (UNESP-Marilia, Brazil)

PUBLICATIONS

Books/Journals:


(7) Adams, F. & Weiskopf, D. forthcoming: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

(6) Adams, F. & Aizawa, K. 2013: Invited guest editors of special edition of Minds & Machines entitled The Material Basis of Cognition and Neuroscience, Vol. 23, No. 3,  Springer.

(5) Adams, F. & Aizawa, K. 2008. The Bounds of Cognition. Oxford: Blackwell. (Soon to appear in Chinese translation with new introduction.)

(4) Adams, F. 2007: Ethical Issues in the Life Sciences. Charlottesville: Philosophy Documentation Center Press.

(3) Adams, F. 2005: Ethical Issues for the 21 st Century. Charlottesville: Philosophy Documentation Center Press.

(2) Adams, F. & McHenry, L. 1993: Reflections on Philosophy, New York: St. Martin’s Press.

(1) Adams, F. 1982: Goal-Directed Systems. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International.

 

ARTICLES & CHAPTERS

(111) Adams. F. & de Moraes, J.A. 2014: "Is there a philosophy of information?" Topoi on-line first Springer.

(110) Adams, F. 2014: "What is a cognitive process?" Foundations of Science, 19 (2) 133-134. (print version of 101)

(109) Adams, F. & Garrison, R. 2014: "Mark of the Cognitive: Reply to Elpidorou," Minds & Machines, 213-216. (print version of 106)

(108) Adams, F. 2014: "Revised Tracking: Cure is Worse than Disease" Teorema, XXXIII/3, 149-158. (With replies by Zalabardo.)

(107) Adams, F. & Garrison, R. 2014: "Mark of the Cognitive: Reply to Elpidorou" Minds & Machines, 24, 213-216. (Print copy of (106).

(106) Adams, F. & Garrison, R. 2013: "Mark of the Cognitive: Reply to Elpidorou."  Minds & Machines, On-line first Springer DOI 10.1007/s11023-013-9336-0.

(105) Adams, F. 2013: "In Memorium: Fred Dretske." The Philosopher's Magazine, 63, 9-10.

(104) Adams, F. & Garrison, R. 2013: "The Mark of the Cognitive." Minds & Machines, 23, 339-352. (Print version of 94)

(103) Adams, F. (forthcoming): "Emotion: Embodied Cognition's Best Bet" in J. Coelho (ed.) Encontro com aqs Ciencias Cognitivas: Cognicao, Emocao e Acao (in Portuguese)

(102) Adams, F. & Aizawa, K. 2013: German translation of (54) " Die Grenzen Der Kognition." In: Philosophie der Verkorperung (Philosophy of Embodiment). Edited by Joerg Fingerhut, Rebekka Hufendiek, & Markus Wild. Translated by Sophia Pick and Beate Sutterluty. Berlin: Suhrkamp, pp. 224-259.

(101) Adams, F. 2013:  "What is a cognitive process?" Foundations of Science, On-line first, Springer.

(100) Adams, F. & Beighley, S. 2013: Response to Critics. in Ulrich Stegmann (ed.),   Animal Communication Theory: Information and Influence, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p420. 

(99) Adams F. & Beighley, S 2013:“Information, meaning, and animal communication” in Ulrich Stegmann (ed.),   Animal Communication Theory: Information and Influence, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 399-418.

(98) Adams, F. 2013. Actions: Back to Basics, in Auxier & Hahn (eds.) The Philosophy of Arthur Danto, Library of Living Philosophers. Chicago: Open Court, pp. 553-575.  With reply by Danto.

(97)  Barker,  J.A. & Adams, F. 2012: "Conclusive Reasons, Knowledge,  and Action"  Philosophical Issues 22, pp. 35-52

(96) Adams F., Barker, J.A., & Figurelli, 2012: "Towards Closure on Closure,"  Synthese, 188, 179-196 (Print version of (92))

(95)Adams, F.  2012: “Extended Cognition Meets Epistemology,” in A. Clark, D. Pritchard, & K. Vaesen (eds.)  special issue of  Philosophical Explorations, 15, 107-119.


(94) Adams, F. & Garrison, R. 2012: “The Mark of  the Cognitive,” In F. Adams & K. Aizawa (eds.)  special issue of Minds & Machines entitled The Material Basis of Cognition and Neuroscience. On-line first, Springer Publishing.

(93) Adams, F. 2011:  Invited On-line Commentary (with responses by Robinson)  on William Robinson’s “Challenges for a Humanoid Robot,” Humanities Forum  url:onthehum.org   The National Humanities Center, June 2011

(92) Adams, F., Barker, J.A., & Figurelli, J. 2011: "Towards closure on closure" Synthese, on-line first, March 22.

(91) Adams, F. 2011: “Information & Knowledge, a la Floridi.” Republication of (79) in Patrick Allo (ed.), Putting Information First:Luciano Floridi and the Philosophy of Information, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 84-96.

(90)  Adams, F.& Beighley, S. 2011:  “The mark of the mental.” In James Garvey (ed.), The Continuum Companion to the Philosophy of Mind.  London: Continuum International Publishing Group, pp. 54-72.

(89) Adams, F. 2011: "Husker du?" Philosophical Studies 153, 81-94..

(88) Adams, F. 2011: “Sweet Nothings: The semantics, pragmatics, and ontology of fiction” in Franck Lihoreau (ed.), Truth in fiction, Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag publisher, pp. 119-135.


(87) Barker, J.A. & Adams, F. 2010: "Epistemic Closure & Skpeticism"  Logos & Episteme, 1 (2) 221-246.



(86) Adams, F. 2010: "Embodied Cognition" in Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 9, (4) 619-628.

(85) Adams, F. & Aizawa, K.: 2010: “The Value of Cognitivism in Thinking about Extended Cognition” in Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 9, (4): 579-603.

(84) Adams, F. 2010: “Interview with Prof. Frederick Adams” (Interviewed by João Antonio de Moraes)  da FILOGENESE - Revista Eletrônica de Pesquisa na Graduação em Filosofia da UNESP, 3, pp. i-xi. http://www.marilia.unesp.br/Home/RevistasEletronicas/FILOGENESE//EntrevisdaAdams(i-xi).pdf


(83) Adams, F. 2010: The Causal Theory of Action Meets the Embodied Theory of Cognition. In Buckareff, A. and Aguilar, J. (eds.), Causing Human Action: New Perspectives on the Causal Theory of Action, MIT Press, pp.  229-252.

(82) Adams, F. 2010: Epistemology.  In McHenry, L. & Yagisawa, T. (eds.), Reflections on Philosophy, 3rd Edition, San Diego: Cognella/University Readers.  Reprint of Adams publication # 57.


(81) Adams, F.  2010: Why we still need a mark of the cognitive. Cognitive Systems Research, 11, 324-331.

(80)  Adams, F. & Aizawa, K. 2010: Defending the Bounds of Cognition, in R. Menary (ed.) The Extended Mind, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp 67-80.

(79)  Adams, F. 2010: “Information & Knowledge, a la Floridi.” Invited contribution to a special issue of Metaphilosophy, 41 (3), pp. 331-344.  Dedicated to Luciano Floridi’s contributions to the philosophy of information, with replies by Floridi. Edited by Patrick Allo.

(78) Adams, F & Aizawa, K. 2010: Causal Theories of Mental Content, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/content-causal/.

 (77) Adams, F. & Aizawa, K.2009: “Embodied Cognition and the Extended Mind,” in Calvo, P. & Symons, J. (eds.) Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Psychology, New York: Routledge, pp. 193-213.

(76) Adams, F. & Aizawa, K., 2008: Why the Mind is Still in the Head: Challenges to Active Externalism, in Robbins, P.& Aydede, M. (eds.) Cambridge Handbook of Situated Cognition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 78-95.

(75) Adams, F. & Clarke, M. 2007: Defending the Tracking Theories of Knowledge, in   Epistemology, Volume 6, Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy.  Ionnna Kucuardi (General Editor).  Dermont Moran & Stephen Voss, Editors of Epistemology, Ankara: Philosophical Society of Turkey.  

(74) Adams, F. & Steadman, A. 2007: Folk Concepts, Surveys, and Intentional Action, in Lumer, C. & Nannini, S. (eds.) Intentionality, Deliberation, and Autonomy: The Action-Theoretic Basis of Practical Philosophy, Aldershot: Ashgate Publishers, pp. 17-33.

(73) Adams, F, 2007: “Trying with the Hope.” In Timmons, M., Greco, J. & Mele, A. (eds.), Rationality and the Good.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 143-162.

(72) Adams, F. & Fuller, G., 2007:  “Empty Names & Pragmatic Implicatures” Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 37, 449-462. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/canadian_journal_of_philosophy/v037/37.3adams.pdf

(71)  Adams, F., 2006: Intentions Confer Intentionality upon Actions: A Reply to Knobe and Burra, Journal of Cognition & Culture, 6, pp. 255-268.

(70)Adams, F., 2005:  “Tracking Theories of Knowledge,” Veritas, 50, pp. 11-35. (A special issue entitled Perspectives in Contemporary Epistemology, edited by Claudio de Almeida). http://revistaseletronicas.pucrs.br/ojs/index.php/veritas/article/viewFile/1813/1343

(69) Aizawa, K. & Adams, F., 2005: Defending Non-Derived Content, Philosophical Psychology, 18, 661-669.

(68) Adams, F. & Clarke, M. 2005: Resurrecting the Tracking Theories, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 83, 207-221.

(67) Adams, F. & Dietrich, L.2004a: Swampman’s Revenge: Squabbles Among the Representationalists, Philosophical Psychology, 17, 323-340.

(66) Adams, F. & Steadman, A. 2004b: Intentional Action and Moral Considerations: Still Pragmatic, Analysis, 64,268-276.

(65) Adams, F. & Steadman, A. 2004: Intentional Action in Ordinary Language: Core Concept or Pragmatic Understanding? Analysis, 64, 173-181.

(64) Adams, F. & Dietrich, L. 2004b: What’s in a(n empty) name? Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 85, 125-148.

(63) Adams, F. 2004: Knowledge. In Floridi, Luciano (Ed.), The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Information and Computing, Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 228-236.

(62) Adams, F. 2003: Semantic Paralysis, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 26, 666-667.

(61) Adams, F. & Clarke, M. 2003: Towards Saving Nozick From Kripke, in Loffler, W. & Weingartner, P. (Eds.), Papers of the 26 th International Wittgenstein Symposium, vol. XI, Kirchberg: Austria, 18-20.

(60) Adams, F. 2003: The Informational Turn in Philosophy, Minds and Machines, 13, 471-501.

(59) Adams, F. 2003: Thoughts and their Contents: Naturalized Semantics. In Warfield & Stich (Eds.) The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mind, Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 143-171.

(58) Adams, F. & Dietrich, L. 2003. Empty Names, Natural Kind Terms, and Radical Externalism. Proceedings of the 2003 Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities.

(57) Adams, F. 2003: Epistemology. In McHenry, L. & Yagisawa, T. (Eds.) Reflections on Philosophy, 2 nd Edition, New York: Longman Press, 81-101. (Revised and expanded version of Adams 1993g)

(56) Adams, F. 2002: Names that name nothing. In Kanzian, C., Quitterer, J., & Runggaldier, E. (Eds.) Papers of the 25 th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg: Austria, 8-10.

(55) Adams, F. 2001: Empathy, Neural Imaging, and the Theory versus Simulation Debate, Mind & Language, 16, 368-392.

(54) Adams, F. & Aizawa, K. 2001: The Bounds of Cognition, Philosophical Psychology, 14, 43-64.

(53) Adams, F. 2000: Asymmetrical Dependence, In Nani, M. & Marrafa, M. (Eds.), A Field Guide to the Philosophy of Mind --on line at http://host.uniroma3.it/progetti/kant/field/ (30 pages with annotated bibliography).

(52) Adams, F. & Campbell, K. 1999: Modality and abstract concepts, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22, 610, with replies by Lawrence Barsalou, 636-660.

(51) Adams, F., Stecker, R. & Fuller, G. 1999: Object Dependent Thoughts, Perspectival Thoughts, and Psychological Generalizations, Dialectica, 53, 47-59.

(50) Enc, B. & Adams, F. 1998: Functions and Goal-Directedness, In Allen, C., Bekoff, M., & Lauder, G., (Eds.) Nature’s Purposes. Cambridge, MA: MIT/Bradford, pp. 371-394. (Reprint of Enc & Adams, 1992.)

 (49) Adams, F. 1997: A Goal-State Theory of Function Attribution, (Portions of Adams 1979b reprinted in L. Nissen, Teleological Language in the Life Sciences. Rowman & Littlefield, 1997)

(48) Adams, F. & Aizawa, K. 1997: Fodor’s Asymmetric Causal Dependency Theory and Proximal Projections, Southern Journal of Philosophy, 35, 433-437.

(47) Adams, F., Fuller, G. & Stecker, R. 1997: The Semantics of Fictional Names, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 78, 128-148.

(46) Adams, F. 1997: Cognitive Trying, In G. Holmstrom-Hintikka & R. Tuomela (Eds.) Contemporary Action Theory, Vol. I, 287-314, Dordrecht: Kluwer.

(45) Adams, F., & Aizawa, K. 1997: Rock Beats Scissors: Historicalism Fights Back, Analysis, 57, 273-281.

(44) Adams, F. 1995: Trying: You’ve Got to Believe, Philosophical Research, 20, 149-161. (Republication in English of Adams 1993a.)

(43) Adams, F. 1994a: Simon Says, Stanford Humanities Review Supplement, 4, 28-30. On the web at http://www.stanford.edu/group/SHR/ 4-1/text/adams.commentary.html

(42) Adams, F. 1994b: Trying, Desire, and Desiring to Try, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 24, 613- 626.

(41) Adams, F. 1994c: Of Epicycles and Elegance, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 24, 627-636.

(40) Adams, F. & Stecker, R. 1994: Vacuous Singular Terms, Mind & Language, 9, 387-401.

(39) Adams, F. & Aizawa, K. 1994a: Fodorian Semantics, In Stich, S. & Warfield, T. (Eds.), Mental Representations, Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 223-242.

(38) Adams, F. & Aizawa, K. 1994b: ‘X’ Means X: Fodor/Warfield Semantics, Minds and Machines, 4, 215-231.

(37) Adams, F. 1993a: Tentare: Bisogna Crederci, Discipline Filosofiche, 2, 191-211.

(36) Adams, F. 1993b: A Cognitive Theory of Trying, In Casati, R. & White, G. (Eds.), Papers of the 16 th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg: Austria, 1-4.

(35) Adams, F. 1993c: Fodor’s Modal Argument, Philosophical Psychology, 6, 41-56.

(34) Adams, F. 1993d: Reply to Russow, Philosophical Psychology, 6, 63-65.

(33) Adams, F. 1993e: Machine Persons, The Personalist Forum, Supplementary Volume, 47-55.

(32) Adams, F. 1993f: Epistemic Engineering Audi-Style, In John Heil (Ed.), Rationality, Morality, and Self-Interest: Essays Honoring Mark Carl Overvold. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield, 49-58.

(31) Adams, F. 1993g: Epistemology, In McHenry, L. & Adams, F. (Eds.), Reflections on Philosophy. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 53-68.

(30) Adams, F. & Aizawa, K. 1993: Fodorian Semantics, Pathologies, and Block’s Problem, Minds and Machines, 3, 97-104.

(29) Adams, F., Stecker, R., & Fuller, G. 1993a: Schiffer on Modes of Presentation, Analysis, 53, 30-34.

(28) Adams, F., Stecker, R., & Fuller, G. 1993b: The Floyd-Puzzle: Reply to Yagisawa, Analysis, 53, 36-40.

(27) Adams, F., Fuller, G., & Stecker, R. 1993c: Thoughts without Objects, Mind & Language, 8, 90-104.

(26) Adams, F., Stecker, R., & Fuller, G. 1992: The Semantics of Thoughts, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 73, 375-389.

(25) Adams, F. & Aizawa, K. 1992: ‘X’ Means X: Semantics Fodor-Style, Minds and Machines, 2, 175-183.

(24) Enc, B. & Adams, F. 1992: Functions and Goal-Directedness, Philosophy of Science, 59, 635-654.

(23) Adams, F. & Fuller, G. 1992: Names, Contents, and Causes, Mind & Language, 7, 205-221.

(22) Adams, F. & Mele, A. 1992: The Intention/Volition Debate, Canadian Journal of Philosophy 22, 323-338.

(21) Adams, F., Aizawa, K., & Fuller, G. 1992: Rules in Programming Languages and Networks, In J. Dinsmore (Ed.), The Symbolic and Connectionist Paradigms: Closing the Gap.Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 49-67.

(20) Adams, F. 1991a: Causal Contents, In B. McLaughlin (Ed.), Dretske and His Critics. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 131-156.

(19) Adams, F. 1991b: He Doesn’t Really Want to Try, Analysis, 51, 109-112.

(18) Adams, F. 1991c: Audi on Structural Justification, Journal of Philosophical Research, 16, 493-498.

(17) Adams, F., Aizawa, K., & Fuller, G. 1991a: Rules in Computationalism and Connectionism, Proceedings of the 24 th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 3, 359-367.

(16) Adams, F., Aizawa, K., & Fuller, G. 1991b: Rules in Computationalism and Connectionism, In R. Gamble & W. Ball (Eds.), Proceedings of the Third Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Society, 6-10.

(15) Adams, F., Drebushenko, D., Fuller, G., & Stecker, R. 1990: Narrow Content: Fodor’s Folly, Mind & Language, 5, 213-229.

(14) Adams, F. 1989: Tertiary Waywardness Tamed, Critica, 21, 117-125.

(13) Adams, F. & Mele, A. 1988: The Role of Intention in Intentional Action, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 19, 511-532.

(12) Adams, F. & Enc, B. 1988: Not Quite By Accident, Dialogue, 27, 287-297.

(11) Adams, F. & Kimbrough, S. 1988: Why Non-Monotonic Logic? Decision Support Systems, 4, 111-127.

(10) Adams, F. & Kimbrough, S. 1987: Why Non-Monotonic Logic? Proceedings of the 20 th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 3, 435-444.

(9) Adams, F. & Kline, D. 1987: Nomic Reliabilism: Weak Reliability is Not Enough, Southern Journal of Philosophy, 25, 433-443.

(8) Adams, F. 1986a: Intention and Intentional Action: The Simple View, Mind & Language, 1, 281-301.

(7) Adams, F. 1986b: Feedback About Feedback: Reply to Ehring, Southern Journal of Philosophy, 24, 123-131.

(6) Adams, F. 1986c: The Function of Epistemic Justification, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 16, 465-492.

(5) Adams, F. & Kimbrough, S. 1986: Alternatives to Non-Monotonic Logics, Proceedings of the 19 th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 1A, 589-594.

(4) Adams, F. 1985: Comparison Shopping in the Philosophy of Mind, Critica, 17, 45-71.

(3) Adams, F. 1979a: Properties, Functionalism and the Identity Theory, Eidos, 1, 153-180.

(2) Adams, F. 1979b: A Goal-State Theory of Function Attribution, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 9, 493-518.

(1) Glenberg, A. & Adams, F. 1978: Type I Rehearsal and Recognition, Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 17, 455-463.

 

CAMBRIDGE DICTIONARY OF PHILOSOPHY

(2) Adams, F. 1999: Invited contribution on ‘Fred Dretske’. In R. Audi (Ed.) 2 nd Editions of The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (p. 244).

(1) Adams, F. 1995: Invited Contributions on: ‘cybernetics’ including ‘feedback’, ‘feed forward’, ‘goal-directed system’ (pp. 173-174), and on ‘algorithm’ (pp. 19-20), ‘bit’ (p.76), ‘mathematical function’ including ‘argument’, ‘partial function’ (pp. 467-468), ‘information theory’ (pp. 376-378), and ‘non-monotonic logic’, including ‘monotonic’ (pp. 537-538). In R. Audi (Ed.), The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Reviews (all invited)

(12) Adams, F. 2012: Review of Rex Welshon Philosophy, Neuroscience and Consciousness, Analysis, 72, 629-632.

(11) Adams, F. 2007. Review of Aikins, K. & Brook, A. (eds), Cognition and the Brain: Philosophy and the Neuroscience Movement.  Notre Dame Philosophical Review. 02/22/07.  On line at: http://ndpr.edu/review.cfm?id=8903

(10) Adams, F.2006. Review of Derek Mesler, The Act of Thinking. Mind, 115, 447-450.

(9) Adams, F. 2001: Review of Alicia Juarrero, Dynamics in Action: Intentional Behavior as a Complex System, The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 52, 635-640.

(8) Adams, F. 2002: Review of Robert Shope, The Nature of Meaningfulness: Representing, Powers, and Meaning, Philosophy & Phenomenological Research, 65, 484 -488.

(7) Adams, F. 2001: Review of Keith Lehrer, Self-Trust: A Study of Reason, Knowledge, and Autonomy, Ethics, 427-429.

(6) Adams, F. 1999: Review of Jaegon Kim, Philosophy of Mind, Mind, 108, 398-401.

(5) Adams, F. 1992: Review of John Greenwood (ed.), The Future of Folk Psychology: Intentionality and Cognitive Science, in Teaching Philosophy, 15, 385-388.

(4) Adams, F. 1991: Review of Cynthia Macdonald, Mind-Body Identity Theories, in Teaching Philosophy, 14, 433-436.

(3) Adams, F. 1989: Review of J.C. Nyiri & B. Smith, (eds.), Practical Knowledge, in Canadian Philosophical Reviews/Revue Canadienne De Comptes Rendus En Philosophie, 19, 283-285.

(2) Adams, F. 1989: Review of Michael Bratman, Intentions, Plans, and Practical Reasons, in Ethics, 100, 198-199.

(1) Adams, F. 1987: Review of Myles Brand, Intending and Acting, in Ethics, 97, 883-884.

 

  PAPERS PRESENTED

(140) Adams, F. "Cognition Wars" Invited presentation, Realization Workshop, Sorbonne/CNRS,Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST), Paris, June 2014

(139) Adams, F. "Cognition Wars" Ninth International Conference on Philosophy, 9th Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), International Conference on Philosophy, Athens, Greece, May 2014

(138) Adams, F. Invited Presentation: "Cognition Wars,"  Joint Conference: Honoring Fred Dretske & 6th Workshop on the Philosophy of Information, Duke University, Durham, NC, May 2014 ( http://fisoc.org/events/DretskeConference.html )

(137) Adams, F. Invited Presentation: "Cognition Wars," Cognition in Context Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, April, 2014

(136) Adams, F. Invited Presentation: "The Bounds of Consciousness and Cognition: The Philosophical Debate." An International Symposium on Consciousness and the Brain: Literature and Neuroscience, International Comparative Literature Association, XXth Congress, Paris/Sorbonne, Paris, France, July 2013

(135) Adams, F. "Embodied Cognition: The Very Idea" International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB), Montpellier, France, July 2013

(134) Adams, F. "Embodied Cognition: The Very Idea" International Exploratory Workshop-After Functionalism: Realization, Embodiment, and Biofunctions." Universite de Lausanne (UNIL), Switzerland, July 2013

(133) Adams, F. "Embodied Cognition and Emotion" Invited presentation to Soberfest:Conference in honor of Elliott Sober, University of Wisconsin, Madison, May 2013

(132) Adams, F. "Emotion: Embodied Cognition's Best Chance" Invited presentation to the 9th Brazilian International Meeting of Cognitive Science, Sao Paulo State University (UNESP) at Bauru, Brazil, December 2012

(131) Adams, F. "The Informational Turn" Invited presentation at UNICAMP- Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil, November 2012

(130) Adams, F. "Emotion: Embodied Cognition's Best Chance" The Metaphysics of Mind and Brain: Realization, Mechanism, and Embodiment, Humboldt-Universitat, Berlin, July 2012

(129) Adams, F. "Extended Cognition Meets Epistemology" Invited symposium speaker at conference on Extended Cognition and Epistemology, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Amsterdam June 2012

(128) Adams, F. "Action & Deliberation" Invited Speaker, GPPC Symposium on Aristotle and contemporary theory of action, St. Joeseph's University, Philadelphia, 2012

(127) Adams, F. "Extended Cognition Meets Epistemology" GPPC (Greater Philadephia Philosophy Consortium), Swarthmore Collge, Swarthmore, PA November 2011

(126) Adams, F.  "The Mark of the Cognitive" The University of Delaware Cognition and Neuroscience Workshop, University of Delawar, Newark, DE September 2011

(125) Adams, F. “Extended Cognition Meets Epistemology” 14th Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Nancy, France, July 2011

(124) Adams, F. “Embodied Cognition and Human Action” Invited Symposium speaker, American Philosophical Association, Central Division, March 2011, Minneapolis

(123) Adams, F. "The Informational Turn in Philosophy" Invited Speaker, VIth International Colloquium on Information, Knowledge and Action, UNESP, Marilia, Brazil, October 2010

(122) Adams, F. “More Closure on Closure.”  Invited Speaker to International Conference on Epistemology, PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil June, 2010

(121) Adams, F., “Sweet Nothings: The Semantics, Pragmatics, and Ontology of Fiction” Fifth International Conference on Philosophy,  Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), International Conference on Philosophy, Athens, Greece, June 2010

(120)  Adams, F.  “Embodied Cognition “  Invited Keynote Address to the 8th Annual Graduate Student Conference in Philosophy of Mind, Language, and Cognitive Science at the University of Western Ontario, London, May, 2010

(119)  Adams, F., Bradley, E., & Frank, M. “Deep Brain Stimulation and its ethical implications” presented to the Research Group of the Science, Ethics, and Public Policy Program (SEPP-RG) at University of Delaware, March 10, 2010

(118)  Adams, F. “Husker du?”  Invited critic on Sven Bernecker’s Memory: A Philosophical Study (OUP, 2010) APA Pacific, San Francisco, April 2010

 (117) Adams, F.  “Embodied Cognition.”  Invited lecture to the Neurophilosophy Forum Series at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, January 2010

(116)  Adams, F. “Control, Mental Action, and Natural Agency”  Invited speaker at the Sofia XVIII Conference on The Philosophy of Action, Huatulco, Mexico, January, 2010.

(115) Adams, F. “Consciousness: Why and Where? PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil November, 2009

(114) .Adams, F., Figurelli, & Barker, J.: “Towards Closure on Closure” PUCRS, Porto Alegre, November, 2009

(113)  Adams, F. “Towards Closure on Closure” Swarthmore epistemology workshop (as part of the GPPC-Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium) organized by Peter Baumann of Swarthmore, September, 2009.

(112)  Adams, F. “Consciousness: Why and Where?” The Metaphysics of Consciousness: An international conference in honor of Timothy L. S. Sprigge, University of Edinburgh, UK July 2009

(111) Adams, F.: Invited Commentary on Paul Bloom’s “Moral Psychology and Moral Progress” SSPP, Savannah, GA, April 2009.

(110)  Adams, F. & Aizawa, K.:  “Replies to Critics” Authors meet critics, SSPP, Savannah, GA, April, 2009 (Critics: Justin Fisher/SMU, Larry Shapiro/Wisconsin)

(109)  Adams, F. “Embodied Cognition” University of Missouri-St. Louis, November 2008

(108)  Adams, F. & Beighley, S.  “The Mark of the Mental” PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil October, 2008

(107) Adams, F. “Embodied Cognition” PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil October 2008

(106) Adams, F, Figurelli, J. Barker, J.  “Toward Closure on Closure“  Washington University, St. Louis, October, 2008

(105) Adams, F., Figurelli, J. & Barker, J. “Towards Closure on Closure” University of Missouri-Columbia, September 2008

 (104) Adams, F. “What’s in the blender?”  Invited commentary on Adam Kovach “The Emotion Blending Hypothesis” Southern Society for Philosophy & Psychology, New Orleans, LA, March, 2008.

 (103) Adams, F. “Don’t PANIC!” Invited commentary on Jason Hedderman’s “A Problem for Tye’s PANIC Theory and a Methodological Concern about the Representational Approach to Phenomenal Consciousness” Eastern APA, Baltimore, December, 2007

 (102) Adams, F.  “Embodied Cognition: What do the data prove?” The International Conference on Cognition: Embodied, Embedded, Enactive, Extended, University of Central Florida, Orlando, October 2007 (Invited Plenary Speaker)

 (101) Adams, F. “Belief Constraints on Intending” University of Sussex, U.K., October, 2007 (Invited address to the Philosophy Society)

 (100) Adams, F. “Fred & Keith Do Brazil” Invited commentary on Fred Dretske’s “Lehrer on Knowledge” at a conference on The Epistemology of Keith Lehrer, PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil, June, 2007

 (99) Adams, F. & Fugurelli, J. “Knowledge & Closure” Second International Conference on Philosophy,  Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), International Conference on Philosophy, Athens, Greece, June 2007

 (98) Adams, F. & Figurelli, J., “Towards Closure on Closure,” First Annual John Broyer Philosophy Symposium, (Commentator: Skip Larkin of SIUE) Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL March 2007

 (97) Adams, F. “On Hochstein, on Clark & Chalmers” Western Canadian Philosophical Association, Vancouver, October 2006

 (96) Adams, F. “Why there still has to be a mark of the mental/cognitive?”  Philosophy of Mind Workshop, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, August 2006

 (95) Adams, F. “Why there still has to be a mark of the mental/cognitive” Invited Address to The Extended Mind II Conference, University of Hertforshire, England, July 2006

 (94) Adams, F. “Why there still has to be a mark of the mental/cognitive” Invited address to the Fifth Annual Summer Interdisciplinary Conference in Cognitive Science (ASIC), Andalsnes, Norway, July 2006

 (93) Adams, F. & Fuller, G. “Empty Names & Pragmatic Implicatures”  Fifth Annual Summer Interdisciplinary Conference in Cognitive Science (ASIC), Andalsnes, Norway, July 2006

 (92) Adams, F. & Fuller, G. “Empty Names & Pragmatic Implicatures” 1st International Conference on Philosophy, Athens Institute For Education and Research (ATINER), International Conference on Philosophy, Athens, Greece, June 2006

 (91) Invited critic in Author Meets Critics session of APA Central (Larry Shapiro’s Mind Incarnate), Chicago, IL, April 2006

(90) ) Adams, F. “Intentions Confer Intentionality upon Actions: A Reply to Knobe and Burra” Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Waikiki, January, 2006

 (89) “Seeing & Doing.” Invited critic in “author meets critics” session of the Western Canadian Philosophical Association, Winnipeg Candada, October, 2005 (Mohan Matthen’s Seeing, Doing, Knowing: A Philosophical Theory of Sense Perception. (Other critic Rob Wilson. Reply by Mohan Matthen).

(88) “The Coupling/Constitution Fallacy” The Joint Kentucky/Ohio Philosophical Association, Cincinnati, OH, April 2005

(87) “Intentional action meets neuroscience” Invited commentary on “Intention and Desire in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Action” (Anthony Landreth, University of Cincinnati), Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Durham, NC, March 2005

(86) “Acting Knowingly vs. Intentionally” Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Durham, NC, March 2005

(85) “Trying With the Hope” Invited address to “Symposium on Rationality and the Good” a conference in honor of Robert Audi, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, April 2005

(84) “Folk Concepts, Surveys, and Intentional Action”, International Conference “Intentionality, Deliberation and Autonomy—The Action Theoretic Basis of Practical Philosophy, Sienna Italy, March 2005 http://www.unisi.it/eventi/practical_philosophy/program.htm .

(83) “The Coupling/Constitution Fallacy” Distributed Cognition and the Will: Individual Volition and Social Context. University of Alabama at Birmingham, March, 2005

(82) “Intentionality, Artifacts, and Moral Agency” Invited presentation to New Directions in Understanding Ethics and Technology” University of Virginia, Charlottesville, October 2004

(81) “The Coupling /Constitution Fallacy” Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association, University of Kent at Canterbury, England, July 2004

(80) “Intentional Action and Moral Considerations: Still Pragmatic” Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association, University of Kent at Canterbury, England, July 2004

(79) “What’s In a(n empty) name?” Invited address to Semantics/Pragmatics Workshop, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, May 2004

(78) Invited commentary “Fumerton on Epistemic Probability”: Sofia conference on Closure, Circularity and Externalism, Porto Alegre, Brazil, May 2004

(77) Invited commentary: “Klein & Coffman on Closure” APA Central, Chicago, April 2004

(76) Invited commentary on Sam Scott “Empty Terms and Non-Referring Concepts” Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA, April, 2004

(75) Invited commentary on Jonathan Adler’s “Beliefs own ethics” at Florida State University, conference entitled “Folk Concepts: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives”, Tallahassee, Fl, January 2004, http://www.fsu.edu/~philo /werk_conf/2004/participants.htm .

(74) “Intentional Action in Ordinary Language: Core Concept or Pragmatic Understanding?” Second Hawaii International Conferences on Arts & Humanities, Honolulu, HI, January 2004

(73) “Objections to Tye’s view on Swampman” Central States Philosophical Association, October 2003, Chicago, IL (Commentary by, Douglas Patterson, Kansas State University)

(72) “Towards Saving Nozick From Kripke” 26 th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria, August 2003

(71) “Resurrecting the Tracking Theories” 21 st World Congress of Philosophy, Istanbul, Turkey, August, 2003

(70) “Resurrecting the Tracking Theories” Canadian Philosophical Association, Halifax, June 2003 (Commentary by Philip Hanson, Simon Fraser)

(69) “Consciousness on the rocks” Invited commentary on “The H.O.T. Theory of Consciousness: Between a Rock and a Hard Place?” (Rocco Genarro), American Philosophical Association, Central Division, Cleveland, OH, April, 2003

(68) “Empty Names, Natural Kind Terms, and Radical Externalism” Hawaii International Conferences on Arts & Humanities, Honolulu, HI, January 2003

(67) “Truth and nothing but the truth: Foley’s new theory of knowledge” Central States Philosophical Association, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO October 2002 (commentary by David Henderson, University of Memphis)

(66) “Names that name nothing” 25 th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria, August 2002

(65) “Informational Indeterminacy” Invited Commentary on “A Deeper Problem for Dretske’s Theory of Information Content” (Andrea Scarantino, University of Pittsburgh), Society for Philosophy & Psychology, Edmonton, Alberta, June 2002

(64) “What’s in a(n Empty) Name?” Southern Society for Philosophy & Psychology, Nashville, TN, March, 2002

(63) “Minimal Content & the First-Person Perspective” Invited Commentary on “Intentionality, Representation, and the First-Person Perspective” (Nick Georgalis, East Carolina University), Southern Society for Philosophy & Psychology, Nashville, TN, March, 2002

(62) “What’s in a(n Empty) Name?” Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, November, 2001

(61) “Of Information and Isomorphism” Invited commentary on “Information and Isomorphism” (John Kulvicki, Washington University) Central States Philosophical Association, St. Louis, MO, October, 2001

(60) Invited Discussant and Roundtable Participant (Along with Michael DePaul, David Galloway, William Lycan, Christoper Peacocke, James Pryor, and Matthias Steup), Rutgers Epistemology Conference 2001, Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick, NJ, April 2001

(59) “Folk Psychology, Simulation, and Neural Imaging” Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, October 2000

(58) Invited Commentary on “Defining Empathy” (Nancy Snow, Marquette University) Central States Philosophical Association, Norman, OK, October 1999

(57) “Empathy, Neural Imaging, and the Theory of Mind/Simulation Debate” Third European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, Maribor Slovenia, July 1999

(56) “Rain on Goldman’s Parade of Problems for Internalism” (Commentary on Goldman’s “Internalism Exposed,” with response by Goldman) Oberlin Colloquium: Skepticism and Contemporary Theory of Knowledge, Oberlin College, OH, April 1999

(55) Invited Commentary on “A Not So Simple View of Intentional Action” (David Chang, National University of Singapore), American Philosophical Association, Chicago, IL, May 1998

(54) “Naturalizing the Mind” Washington College, Chestertown, MD, March 30 1998

(53) Invited Commentary on “Indicator Semantics and Attitudes” (Alan Belasco, Texas A&M), Central Division, American Philosophical Association, Pittsburgh, PA, April 1997

(52) Invited Commentary on “Resurrection for Materialists” (Dean Zimmerman, University of Notre Dame), Pacific Division, American Philosophical Association, Seattle, WA, April 1996

(51) “Fictive Names”, Department of Philosophy, Wayne State University, February 1996

(50) “Much Ado About Nothing: The Semantics of Fictive Names” Presidential Address, Central States Philosophical Association, CMU, October 1995

(49) Invited Commentary on “On Representing Uninstantiated Properties” (Charles Wallis, University of Rochester), Central Division, American Philosophical Association, Chicago, IL, April 1995

(48) Invited Commentary on “Wittgenstein’s Investigations by Way of Examples” (Benjamin Pryor, Pennsylvania State University), Mid-South Philosophy Association, Memphis, TN, February 1995

(47) “Trying: Exploring the Limits of Human Endeavor” The 20 th Fritz Marti Lectures, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, IL, March 14 & 15 1995

(46) Invited Commentary on “Genuine Representers” (Nicholas Georgalis, East Carolina University), Central States/Tennessee Philosophical Association, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, October 1994

(45) “Thoughts in Action” Department of Philosophy, Hope College, Hope, MI October 1994

(44) Invited Commentary on “Functions in Context” (Kevin Lattery, University of Minnesota), Pacific Division, American Philosophical Association, Los Angeles, CA, March 1994

(43) “Vacuous Singular Terms” Department of Philosophy, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, October 1993

(42) “The Semantics of Thoughts” Central States Philosophical Association, Rolla, MO, October 1993 (Commentator: Brian Beakley, Eastern Illinois University)

(41) “A Cognitive Theory of Trying” 16 th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria, August 1993

(40) “Thoughts Without Objects” Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Memphis, TN, April 1992

(39) The above paper was also presented to the Department of Philosophy, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, March 1992

(38) Invited Commentary on “Reasons And Explanation” (Kirk Ludwig, University of Florida), Central Division, American Philosophical Association, Louisville, KY, April 1992

(37) “Naturalizing Meaning” Wittenberg Quine Conference, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH, April 1992 (Commentator: W.V.O.Quine, Harvard)

(36) Invited Commentary on “From Natural Function to Indeterminate Content” (Sonja Sullivan, Rice University), Pacific Division, American Philosophical Association, Portland, OR, March 1992

(35) “The Component Theory of Action: Round Two” The Michigan Academy of Arts and Sciences, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, March 1992

(34) “Names, Contents, and Causes” Illinois Philosophical Association, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, November 1991

(33) “A Cure for Disjunctivitis” Central States Philosophical Association, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, November 1991 (Commentator: Piers Rawling, Florida State University)

(32) “Machine Persons” Oxford University, Oxford England, September 1991

(31) “Fodor’s Asymmetrical Causal Dependency Theory of Meaning” Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science, Kingston, Ontario, May 1991

(30) “How Thoughts Work” Department of Philosophy, Indiana University, Purdue University, at Indianapolis, April 1991

(29) Invited Commentary on “Designating Psychological Phenomena” (Irwin Goldstein, Davidson College), Central Division, American Philosophical Association, Chicago, IL, April 1991

(28) “’X’ Means X” Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA, March 1991

(27) “Rules in Computationalism and Connectionism” 24 th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HI, January 1991

(26) The above paper was also presented at the Third Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Society Conference, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL, April 1991

(25) “Fodor’s Modal Argument” Joint Illinois Philosophical/Central States Philosophical Association, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, IL, November 1990 (Commentator: Lilly-Marlene Russow, Purdue University)

(24) “On Structural Justification” Co-symposiast (with Robert Audi, University of Nebraska), Mark Overvold Memorial Conference on “Rationality, Morality, and Self-Interest”, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, October 1990

(23) “Narrow vs. Broad Mental Content” Department of Philosophy, University of Missouri at St. Louis, April 1990

(22) Invited Commentary on “The Social Aspects of Our Use of ‘Know’” (D.S. Clarke, Jr, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale), Illinois Philosophical Association, Loyola University of Chicago, IL, November 1989

(21) “Debunking the Intention/Volition Debate” 14 th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria, August 1989

(20) Invited Commentary on “Counterfactual Analyses of Knowledge and Relevant Alternatives” (David Cole, University of Minnesota-Duluth), Central Division, American Philosophical Association, Chicago, IL, April 1989

(19) “The Role of Intention in Intentional Action” Illinois Philosophical Association, Illinois Benedictine College, Chicago, IL, November 1988 (Commentator: Wright Neely, University of Illinois)

(18) “Tertiary Waywardness Tamed” 18 th World Congress of Philosophy, Brighton, England, August 1988

(17) Invited Commentary on “The Disunity of Psychology as a Working Hypothesis” (James Hughes, Vassar College), Central Division, American Philosophical Association, Cincinnati, OH, April 1988

(16) “Not Quite By Accident” Illinois Philosophical Association, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL, November 1987

(15) “Why Non-Monotonic Logic?” 20 th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 1987

(14) “Alternatives to Non-Monotonic Logics” 19 th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 1986

(13) “Intention and Intentional Action: The Simple View” Department of Philosophy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, February 1986

(12) The above paper was also presented at the Illinois Philosophical Association, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL, November 1986

(11) “Comparison Shopping in the Philosophy of Mind” Department of Philosophy, California State University at Long Beach, CA, March 1985

(10) “Is Intention a Natural Kind?” Department of Philosophy, Indiana University at South Bend, IN, June 1984

(9) The above paper was also presented at the NEH Institute on Action Theory, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, July 1984

(8) “Truth is Truth” Augustana College, Rock Island, IL, April 1984

(7) “The Epistemological Function of Justification” NEH Seminar in Epistemology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, July 1983

(6) “Knowledge Is Not Up To Us” NEH Seminar in Epistemology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, July 1983

(5) “The Nature of Perception” Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, March 1981

(4) “How Professor Chaney Can Want That Ice Cream Cone That Does Not Yet Exist” Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, February 1981

(3) “Understanding Kuhn” Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, March 1981

(2) “Direct Realism and Information Theory” Department of Philosophy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, April 1977

(1) “What’s Wrong with Behaviorism?” Department of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University

at Edwardsville, IL, November 1975

 
 
WORK UNDER CONSIDERATION


WORK IN PREPARATION

Adams, F., Bradley, E., & Frank, M. “Neuroethics and deep brain stimulation”

  Adams, F. & Barker, J. “Knowledge, Inference, and Action”

 Barker, J. & Adams, F. “Conclusive Reasons and Epistemic Closure”

 Adams, F. & Weiskopf, D.: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology, Cambridge University Press.

 Adams, F. Philosophy of Mind: The Essential Introduction  N.Y.:Routledge.

 Adams & Steadman: “Recent Developments in the Attempt to Explain the Knobe-Effect”

Adams, F.  (ed.)  Naturalized Semantics (a reader on the philosophy of this movement)


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Behavioral and Brain Sciences

British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

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Canadian Journal of Philosophy

Cognition (Journal)

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Cognitive Science Society

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Dialectica

Eidos   

Erkenntnis

European Journal of Philosophy

Foundations of Science

Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

History & Philosophy of Psychology

Inquiry

Institute de recherches cliniques de Montreal (IRCM)

Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc.

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Journal of Pragmatics

Lawrence Erlbaum Press

Macmillan Press

Marie Curie Fellowship Program

Mind & Language

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Nous

NWO (The Dutch Research Council)

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Philosophia

Philosophy Compass

Philosophy and Phenomenological Research

Philosophical Quarterly

Philosophical Psychology

Philosophical Research

Philosophy of Science

Philosophical Studies

Principia (Brazil)

Social Epistemology

Society for Philosophy & Psychology

Southern Society for Philosophy & Psychology

Synthese

Temple University Press

Theoria

Topics in Cognitive Science

University of Delaware Press

Wadsworth Publishing Co.

 

ACADEMIC SERVICE

 

AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL ASSOCIATION


Chair, Conference Organizing Committee of the joint University of Delaware/APA Ethics Conference October 2004

Conference Organizer for “Morality in the 21 st Century” celebrating the 100 th year of the APA and the 25 th year of the APA at Delaware, University of Delaware, October 2001

Search Committee for Executive Secretary of the APA, Spring 2000

American Philosophical Association, Central Division, Nominating Committee, 1997

 

DELAWARE

Post-Tenure Review: Gabriella Hermon (2012), Irene Vogel (2013-14), Robin Andreasen (Chair of review, 2013-14)

P&T committee for Cole Galloway, Department of Physical Therapy and Biomechanics of Movement Sciences, UD, Fall 2011

Thesis committee, Steve Beighley, Psychology, 2014-15

Thesis committee: Yugyeong Park, Linguistics & Cognitive Science, Spring 2014

Thesis committee:  Masahiro Yamada, Lingustics & Cognitive Science, Spring 2010

Teaching in the Honors Program Fall 1999-

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Participant, Rhodes/Marshall Practice Interviews, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010

Practice Sessions for Truman Scholars, 2010, 2012

Practice Sessions for UD Student Fulbright Fellowship applicants, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Directed Undergraduate Research or Senior Thesis:

Tom Pellathy (1999), Michael Nolan (2000), Jane Lim (2004 Senior Thesis), Laura Dietrich (2001-2), Annie Steadman (2003-4), Julia Figurelli (2006), Steve Beighley (2008), Tara Rhoades Senior Thesis (2009-10), Kishana Williamson Senior Thesis (2010), Enily Bunin (2010-11), Jordan Lennox, Ben Falandays, Rebecca Garrison, Stephanie Ramirez (2012), Eric Crowell (2012-13), Kyle Warnick, 2013-14), Thomas DiPietro (Summer Undergraduate Research, 2014).

Directed UTA Awards for Tom Pellathy (1998), Annie Steadman (2004), Steve Beighley (2009)

Majors & Minors on Main, April 2008

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David Norton Lecture Committee 1998-

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Elected to the Executive Board of the Cognitive Science Program 1999-

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President, National Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi, Delaware Chapter 2003-4

Vice President, National Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi, Delaware Chapter 2002-3

Chair, Bryant Tolles (Director of Museum Studies) Review Committee 1999

Chair, Chair Search Committee, Department of Anthropology 2000

Chair, Chair Review of Joel Best (Chair of Sociology & Criminal Justice) 2002-2003

Invited Panelist, Reinvention Center Conference on Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, Humanities/Social Sciences (Barbara Nolan: moderator), University of Maryland, November, 2002

Invited Panelist, Reinvention Center Conference on Undergraduate Research and Scholarship in the Humanities, New York City Feb, 2004

Phi Kappa Phi Essay Selection Committee 2000

Teaching in the Honors Program Fall 1999-

Moderator, Undergraduate Research Symposium, May 6 th 2000

Participant, Rhodes/Marshall Practice Interviews, 2004

Directed Undergraduate Research: Michael Nolan (2000), Laura Dietrich (2001) (2002), Annie Steadman (2003), (2004), Jane Lim (2004).

Wild Card reviewer of student presentations on social issues in CHEM 465 2000 & 2003

 

NEH

Panelist 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE & HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA

Project application assessment 2003

 

CMU

Undergraduate Research Committee, CMU 1996-97

Business Ethics Workshop, CMU 1996

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Chair, Research Professorship Committee, CMU 1995-96

Research Professorship Committee, CMU 1993-96

Honor’s Director Search Committee, CMU Fall 1995

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Physician’s Assistance Advisory Committee, CMU 1994

Chair, Search Committee for Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences, CMU Summer, 1993

Secretary, CMU Chapter, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, 1991-92

Chair, Department of Philosophy, CMU 1989-1997

Acting Chair, Department of Philosophy, CMU 1988-89

Centralis Scholarship Interviewer, CMU 1994

Taught in Honors Program, CMU 1993-96

University Program Forum, General Education, CMU 1992

Secretary, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, CMU 1991-92

Honors Program Committee to Explore Alternate Funding, CMU 1990-91

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Search Committee for Dean of Graduate School, CMU 1989-90

Warriner Scholarship Committee, CMU 1989-94

Provost’s Appointee to the Bachelor of Individualized Study Committee, CMU 1988-89

Academic Senator, CMU 1987-89

College of Arts & Sciences Steering Committee, CMU 1986-88

Speaker Committee, Department of Philosophy, CMU 1986-88, 93-96

Freshman and Transfer Student Orientation and Advising, CMU 1989-present

 

AUGUSTANA COLLEGE

Faculty Research Committee, Augustana College, 1985-86

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Academic Computer Committee, Augustana College, 1984-85

Alcohol Task Force, Augustan College, 1984-85

Educational Policies Committee, Augustana College, 1983-85

Advising and Freshman Orientation, Augustana College, 1983-86

 

 

WISCONSIN

 

Graduate Student-Faculty Conference Committee, UW, 1977-78

Philosophy Department Lecture Committee, UW, 1975-77

President, Graduate Philosophy Club, UW, 1976-77

Vice President, Graduate Philosophy Club, UW, 1975-76

 

SIU-EDWARDSVILLE

Graduate Student Colloquia Series Creator and Director, SIUE, 1973-74

University Committee on Graduate Studies, SIUE, 1973-74

 

PHILOSOPHICAL ORGANIZATIONS/INSTITUTIONS

External Philosophy Program Review Consultant, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth MN, March 2012

External Philosophy Program Review Consultant, University of New Hampshire, Durham NH 2006

External Philosophy Program Review Consultant, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, September 2002

External Tenure Referee, National University of Singapore, 2003

External Tenure Referee, University of Connecticut, 2003

External Promotion Referee, New Mexico State University, 2001

External Tenure Referee, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 2000

External Manuscript Referee, Washington University ( St. Louis), 1997

 

External Tenure Referee, University of Alababma-Birmingham, 1994

External Tenure Referee, Wittenberg University, 1993

External Ph.D. Thesis Reader, McGill University (for Jesus Humberto Aguilar: Agency and Control) 2003

Manuscript Referee for the Cognitive Science Society Meetings, 2005

Invited Returning Participant, Rutgers Epistemology Conference, New Brunswick, NJ, May 2005 (and referee for REC05 Young Epistemologist Prize)

Invited Returning Participant, Rutgers Epistemology Conference, New Brunswick, NJ, April 2003 (and referee for REC03 Young Epistemologist Prize)

Invited Returning Participant, and session chair, Rutgers Epistemology Conference, East Brunswick, NJ, April 2002 (and referee for REC02 Young Epistemologist Prize)

Invited Discussant, Third Rutgers Epistemology Conference, New Brunswick, NJ, April 2001 (and referee for REC01 Young Epistemologist Prize)

Session Chair, Rutgers Epistemology Conference, New Brunswick, NJ, May 2005

Session Chair, Rutgers Epistemology Conference, New Brunswick, NJ, April 1999

President, Central States Philosophical Association, 1994-95

Vice President and Program Chair, Central States Philosophical Association, 1993-94

Secretary/Treasurer, Central States Philosophical Association, 1992-94

Session Chair, Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Durham, NC, March 2005

Session Chair, Hawaii International Conference for Arts & Humanities, Honolulu, HI, January 2004

Session Chair, Hawaii International Conference for Arts & Humanities, Honolulu, HI, January 2003

Session Chair, The Southern Society for Philosophy & Psychology, Nashville, TN, March 2002

Session Chair, The Contents of Consciousness: Perception, Attention, and Phenomenology, Fifth conference of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Duke University, May 2001

Session Chair, Central Division, American Philosophical Association, Minneapolis, MN, May 2001

Session Chair, Central States Philosophical Association, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, October 2000

Program Referee, Central States Philosophical Association, July 1999

Session Chair, Central Division, American Philosophical Association, New Orleans, LA, May 1999

Session Chair, Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Louisville, KY, April 1999

Session Chair, Eastern Division, American Philosophical Association, Boston, MA, 1994

Session Chair, Joint Central States/Tennessee Philosophical Associations, Vanderbilt

University, Nashville, TN, October 1994

Session Chair, Central States Philosophical Association, University of Missouri, Rolla, MO, October 1993

Session Chair, Pacific Division, American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, CA, March 1993

 

Session Chair, Central States Philosophical Association, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, October 1992

Session Chair, Central Division, American Philosophical Association, Louisville, KY, April 1992

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Philosophical Association

Aristotelian Society

Central States Philosophical Association

Fulbright Alumni Association

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

Phi Sigma Tau National Honor Society

Society For Philosophy and Psychology

Southern Society For Philosophy and Psychology

LANGUAGE

French

REFERENCES

Ken Aizawa (Centenary) e-mail: Kaizawa@Beta.Centenary.edu

Robert Audi (Notre Dame) e-mail: Robert.Audi.1@nd.edu

John Barker (SIUE) e-mail: 73141.1051@CompuServe.com

Dan Dennett (Tufts) e-mail: ddennett@tufts.edu

Fred Dretske (Duke) e-mail: Fred.Dretske@mindspring.com

Ray Elugardo ( Oklahoma) e-mail: relugardo@uoknor.edu

Jerry Fodor ( Rutgers) e-mail: Fodor@ruccs.rutgers.edu

Gary Fuller (CMU) e-mail: Gary.Fuller@Cmich.edu

Brian McLaughlin ( Rutgers) e-mail: BrianMc@ruccs.rutgers.edu

Al Mele ( Florida State) e-mail: almele@mailer.fsu.edu

Elliott Sober (Stanford) e-mail: elliott.sober@stanford.edu

Robert Stecker (CMU) e-mail: Robert.Stecker@Cmich.edu