Ted Shear

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Research Areas

Areas of Specialization:
Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophical Logic
Areas of Competence:
Logic, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics

Drafts Available Online

Two Approaches to Belief Revision [Draft,Slides]
Co-authors: Jonathan Weisberg and Branden Fitelson
Identity Crisis: Logical considerations for physicalist solutions to the hard problem of consciousness [Draft,Poster,Slides]
Co-author: Bernard Molyneux
Self Defeating Reasoning and Surprise Exams [Draft]

Recent Presentations

Epistemic Normativity and Becoming our Future Selves
Identity Crisis: Logical considerations for physicalist solutions to the hard problem of consciousness
Co-author: Bernard Molyneux
Lockean Danger Zones and Lossy Inferences
Epistemic norms and the norms on epistemics: A pluralist defense of accuracy-first epistemology
Two Approaches to Belief Revision
Co-authors: Jonathan Weisberg and Branden Fitelson

Working Groups

Davis Logic, Language, Epistemology, and Mathematics Working Group
Berkeley-Stanford Circle in Logic and Philosophy