Beth Krancberg (Ph.D., Columbia University) Her areas of specialization are philosophy of mind, cognitive science, and artificial moral agents. Her research is focused on developing a unified theory of conceptual schemes and alternative conceptual schemes encompassing both human and artificial cognitive architectures. She has taught, among other schools, at Trinity College (Conn.), Connecticut College, and Southern Connecticut State University, and in the NEH-funded “Ethics and Values Interdisciplinary Project” at Columbia University’s medical school.

Office: Ashe building, Rm 711

Visiting Assistant Professors 

Michael De (Ph.D., University of St. Andrews) His primary areas of research are logic and metaphysics. He has published papers on negation, non-classical logic, intrinsicality, and modality. His current research is driven by questions concerning reduction and generality in logic and metaphysics.

Office: Ashe building, Rm 721
Email: mikejde@gmail.com

Visiting Scholars

Julia Langkau (Ph.D., University of St Andrews) Her main research areas are epistemology, philosophical methodology, aesthetics and philosophy of mind. She is a Research Fellow of the Swiss National Science Foundation at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. Her project “Learning from Literary Narratives” defends the thesis that we can gain propositional and other forms of knowledge through literary narratives and that our aesthetic appreciation of such narratives contributes significantly to this knowledge.

Office: Ashe building, Rm 712
Links: http://www.julialangkau.com/
Email: julialangkau@gmail.com