Allison Foundation Professor of Philosophy, Yale University
I’ve been a member of the Yale Philosophy department since the fall of 1998. I did my undergraduate work at Calvin College (1980-84), graduating with a major in philosophy, and did my graduate studies at UCLA, receiving my Ph.D. in philosophy in 1990. I then taught in the philosophy departments at New York University (1990-1993) and at Rice University (1993-1998) before coming to Yale. My primary areas of research and interest are epistemology (especially skepticism), philosophy of language (especially epistemological language and also conditionals), history of modern philosophy (especially Descartes, Berkeley, Hume, and Reid) and philosophy of religion (especially the problem of evil and religious epistemology). For a list of my philosophical publications, and other info, see my CV. For a list of my philosophy papers that are available on-line, click here.