Faculty


Regular Faculty

NameEmailArea of Interest
Maudemarie Clarkmaude.clark@ucr.edu19th Century German Philosophy; Friedrich Nietzsche
Carl F. Cranorcarl.cranor@ucr.eduLegal and moral philosophy, including issues concerning risks, science and the law, the regulation of carcinogens and developmental toxicants, and the use of scientific evidence in legal decisions.
Luca Ferreroluca.ferrero@ucr.eduAgency Theory, including Intentionality and Personal identity; Practical Reasoning; Meta-Ethics.
John Martin Fischerjohn.fischer@ucr.eduFree will, moral responsibility, and both metaphysical and ethical issues pertaining to life and death.
Peter J. Grahampeter.graham@ucr.eduEpistemology; Philosophy of Language and Mind.
Adam Harmeradam.harmer@ucr.eduEarly Modern, Leibniz's Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mathematics, Logic
Agnieszka Jaworskaagnieszka.jaworska@ucr.eduEthical Theory, Moral Psychology, and Medical Ethics.
Pierre Kellerpierre.keller@ucr.eduKant, 19th Century Philosophy, and Phenomenology.
Coleen Macnamaracoleen.macnamara@ucr.eduEthics and Moral Psychology.
Jozef Müllerjozef.muller@ucr.eduAncient Philosophy, especially Aristotle, Plato, and the Stoics
Michael Nelsonmichael.nelson@ucr.eduPhilosophy of Language, focusing on propositional attitude reports, pragmatics, and indexicality; Metaphysics, focusing on the metaphysics of time and modality and the nature of particularity; Agency theory.
Andreja Novakovicandreja.novakovic@ucr.edu19th and 20th Century European Philosophy
Andrews Reathandrews.reath@ucr.eduMoral philosophy, in particular Kant’s practical philosophy, with additional interests in the history of moral philosophy.
Erich Reckerich.reck@ucr.eduPhilosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Science; History of Analytic Philosophy. Other interests include: Neo-Kantianism, Historical Epistemology, Philosophy of Technology, and Aesthetics
Eric Schwitzgebeleric.schwitzgebel@ucr.eduConnections between empirical psychology and philosophy of mind, especially the nature of belief, the inaccuracy of our judgments about our stream of conscious experience, and the tenuous relationship between philosophical ethics and actual moral behavior.
Howard Wettsteinhoward.wettstein@ucr.eduPhilosophy of Language; philosophy of religion.
Mark A. Wrathallmark.wrathall@ucr.eduExistential and phenomenological traditions in philosophy, particularly phenomenological accounts of perception, language, art, religion, and law.

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Cooperating Faculty

NameEmailAreas of Interest
Lisa Raphalslisa.raphals@ucr.eduChinese and comparative philosophy and cultural studies: Classics, philosophy.

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Faculty Emeritus

NameEmailArea of Interest
David Gliddendavid.glidden@ucr.eduHistory of philosophy (especially Greco-Roman philosophers) and the spiritual life of philosophy as a practiced way of life.
David HarrahLogic, philosophy of logic, and philosophy of language.
John Perryjohn.perry@ucr.eduPhilosophy of Language and Mind.
Gary Watsonglwatson@usc.eduAgency Theory, Philosophy of Law, Moral Psychology
Larry Wrightlarry.wright@ucr.eduPhilosophy of Science; Informal Reasoning; Wittgenstein.

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Former Faculty

Name Areas of Interests
Paul Hoffman(1952-2010)Early Modern Philosophy; Descartes.
Oliver Johnson(1923-2000)Normative Ethics, Metaethics, and Epistemology.
Bernd Magnus(1937-2014 )Continental philosophy, especially Nietzsche and Heidegger.

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Visiting Scholars, Lecturers, and Postdocs

NameEmailPosition: Project
William Brackenwilliam.bracken@ucr.eduLecturer
David Ellermandavid@ellerman.orgVisiting Scholar

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