Michael Hicks

 

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Assistant Professor

Hall Auditorium Room 216
Miami University
Oxford, OH 45056
513-529-2442
hicksmr2@MiamiOH.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 2009
  • B.A. B.S. University of Pittsburgh

Teaching Interests

  • Philosophy of Language and Mind
  • Epistemology
  • Logic
  • History of Analytic Philosophy
  • History of Skepticism
  • Early Modern Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science

Courses Taught

  • PHL 205 | Science and Culture
  • PHL 273 | Formal Logic
  • PHL 373 | Symbolic Logic
  • PHL 420A | History of Analytic Philosophy
  • PHL 420C | Philosophy of Language
  • PHL 494A | Philosophy of Mind
  • PHL 620D | History of Skepticism

Research Interests

  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Epistemology
  • History of Analytic Philosophy; especially Wilfrid Sellars

Selected Publications

  • "Pretense and Fiction-Directed Thought", forthcoming inPhilosophical Studies
  • "Non-Evidential Reasons to Believe" (with Jonathan Adler),The Aim of Belief, ed. Timothy Chan (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 2013: 140-166
  • "A Note on Fiction and Co-Reference"Philosophical Studies, 149, July 2010: 395--400
  • "Naturalism in Action",Inquiry, 52, December 2009:609--635