Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2007
Appointed at UMass: 2007
Areas of Interest:
Formal Epistemology, Decision Theory, Philosophy of Science,
Philosophy of Physics
Bayesian accounts of belief updating, objective vs. subjective
approaches to Bayesianism, statistical mechanical probabilities,
statistical mechanical explanation, various issues in decision
"Contemporary Approaches to Statistical Mechanical Probabilities:
A Critical Commentary" (Part I: The Indifference Approach,
Part II: The Regularity Approach), forthcoming in Philosophy
"Representation Theorems and the Foundations of Decision Theory",
with Jonathan Weisberg, forthcoming in the Australasian Journal of Philosophy.
"Binding and Its Consequences", forthcoming in Philosophical Studies.
"Unravelling the Tangled Web: Continuity, Internalism, Uniqueness and Self-Locating
Belief", in Tamar Szabo Gendler and John Hawthorne (eds.), Oxford Studies
in Epistemology, Vol. 3, (2010): 86-125.
"Two Mistakes Regarding the Principal Principle", British Journal
for the Philosophy of Science, 61 (2010): 407-431.
"Sleeping Beauty and the Dynamics of De Se Beliefs", Philosophical
Studies 138 (2008): 245-269.
"Three Proposals Regarding a Theory of Chance", Philosophical Perspectives 19
"Clark and Shackel on the Two-Envelope Paradox", with Jonathan Weisberg, Mind 112