Stephen Biggs

Associate Professor [PH RS]
Dept:Philosophy & Religious Studies
Office:402 Catt
2224 Osborn Dr
Ames IA
Research Areas
Philosophy of Mind and Language; Cognitive Science; Epistemology, especially Epistemology of Philosophy
PhD University of Arizona (2007), Philosophy
MA University of Colorado (2001), Philosophy
MA Arcadia University (1998), Humanities
BA St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia (1996), Philosophy & Psychology
Courses Taught
Introduction to Philosophy
Logic and Scientific Reasoning
History of 20th Century Anglo-American Philosophy
Brains, Minds, and Computers
Selected Publications

“Carnap, the Necessary A Posteriori, and Metaphysical Nihilism” (with Jessica Wilson), in Stephan Blatti and Sandra Lapointe (eds.) Ontology After Carnap, Oxford University Press (forthcoming).

“Sorting the Senses” (with Mohan Matthen and Dustin Stokes), in Dustin Stokes, Mohan Matthen, and Stephen Biggs (eds.), Perception and Its Modalities, Oxford University Press (2014).

“Liberalism, Feminism, and Group Rights”, Monist (2012).

“Abduction and Modality”, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 83 (2011).