Professor and Chair
Office: 152 Dodd Hall
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Phone: (850) 644-0222
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- Decision and Game Theory
I have wide-ranging philosophical interests, from ethics, rationality and reasons to the philosophy of language to quantum computing. Insofar as there is a theme to my research, it is the application of logic and decision theory.
I greatly enjoy collaboration. My work in ethics is a collaborative enterprise with my colleague David McNaughton. We are currently working on a book defending our particularist brand of deontology. I have also collaborated with an applied mathematician, Steve Selesnick, in work on quantum logic and computing. And my colleague Al Mele and I recently co-edited The Oxford Handbook of Rationality (Oxford University Press 2004).
I am something of a fitness 'nut', so much of my free time is spent cycling, rowing, running, or excoriating those around me who insist on smoking.