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Ben Lennertz

Ben Lennertz

Assistant Professor
Philosophy , 109 Hascall Hall
p 315-228-6446

Education

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Southern California, August 2014
B.A. Philosophy and Mathematics, Vassar College, May 2007

Areas of Specialization

Philosophy of Language, Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind (especially their intersection)

Areas of Competence

Logic, Metaphysics, Metaethics

Publications

  • “Might-beliefs and Asymmetric Disagreement.” (forthcoming), Synthese.
  • “Probabilistic Consistency Norms and Quantificational Credences.” (2017), Synthese, 194(6), 2101-2119.
  • “A Dutch Book Theorem for Quantificational Credences.” (2017), Ergo, 4(2), 27-59.
  • “Quantificational Credences.” (2015), Philosophers Imprint, 15(9), 1-24.
  • “Simple Contextualism about Epistemic Modals is Incorrect.” (2014), Thought: A Journal of Philosophy, 3(4), 252-262.
  • “Taking ‘Might’-Communication Seriously.” (2014), Analytic Philosophy, 55(2), 176-198.

Recent Courses

  • Introduction to Philosophical Problems
  • Logic
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Contemporary Epistemology
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Uncertainty and Rationality
  • Skepticism about Knowledge of External World