Lynne Rudder Baker
366 Bartlett Hall
413-545-4224
lrbaker@philos.umass.edu
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Distinguished Professor
Ph.D. Vanderbilt University, 1972
Appointed at UMass: 1989

Prior teaching appointments:

Mary Baldwin College
Middlebury College

Areas of interest:

Metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophical theology

Current research:

The nature of the material world, and the nature of human persons.

Selected publications:

Saving Belief: A Critique of Physicalism (1987)
Explaining Attitudes: A Practical Approach to the Mind (1995)
Persons and Bodies: A Constitution View (2000)
The Metaphysics of Everyday Life: An Essay in Practical Realism (2007)