PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Philosophy of Science, Epistemology
BooksThe Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science. 2nd ed. Co-edited with S. Psillos. Routledge, 2013.Philosophy of Science: The Central Issues. 2nd ed. Co-edited with J. Cover and C. Pincock. W.W. Norton, 2012.Argument and Analysis: An Introduction to Philosophy. West Publishing, 1992.Principles of Reasoning. Co-authored with L-M. Russow. St. Martin’s Press, 1989.
Articles and Book Chapters"Carl G. Hempel: Logical Empiricist," Key Thinkers in the Philosophy of Science, ed., J.R. Brown, 83-111. Continuum Press, 2012.Commentary on R. Royall, "The Likelihood Paradigm of Statistical Evidence." In The Nature of Scientific Evidence, eds M. L. Taper and S. R. Lele, 140-45. University of Chicago Press, 2004.“Ross’s Intuitionist Theory of Duty.” In Metaethics, Normative Ethics, and Applied Ethics: Contemporary and Historical Readings, ed. J. Fieser, 286-96. Wadsworth, 2000.“Miracles as Violations of Laws of Nature.” In God, Freedom, and Responsibility, eds. D. Howard-Snyder and J. Jordan, 171-83. Rowman and Littlefield, 1996.“The Superiority of the Copernican System: A Reply to Chalmers,” British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 34 (1983): 367-69."Showing and Telling: Can the Difference Between Right and Left be Described in Words?" Ratio 26 (1984) 63-69.