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Eric Dietrich

Eric Dietrich

Professor of Philosophy
Undergraduate Director, Philosophy Department

Phd Philosophy University of Arizona, 1986

Office: TU 10G
Phone: 607-777-2305
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Paraconsistent Logics
Philosophy of Mind Recent


Philosophy of Mind
Science & Religion

Recent and Representative Publications


Dietrich, E. and Hardcastle, V. (2004). Sisyphus's Boulder: Consciousness and the Limits of the Knowable. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.


Dietrich, E. (2011). There is no progress in philosophy. In Essays in Philosophy, v. 12, n. 2
, issue date: July 2011, edited by Eric Dietrich and Zach Weber, issue topic: Philosophy's Future: Science or Something Else?

Dietrich, E. (2011). Homo sapiens 2.0: Building the better robots of our nature. Invited paper. In M. Anderson and S. Anderson, (eds.), Machine Ethics, Cambridge University Press.

Dietrich, E. (2010). Analogical insight: toward unifying categorization and analogy. Cognitive Processing, v 11, # 4 (2010), Page 331.

Dietrich, E., and Hall, Tara Fox (2010). The Allure of the Serial Killer. In Sara Waller (ed). Serial Killers and Philosophy, John Wiley.

Dietrich, E.and Rose, Julietta. (2009). The Paradox of Consciousness and the Realism/Anti-Realism Debate. Logos Architekton, v. 3, n. 1, pp. 7-37.

Curriculum vitae

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Last Updated: 3/9/15