Philosophy

in the Department of Philosophy and Religion

Robert W. Barnard, Jr.

Robert W. Barnard, Jr., Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion

Robert W. Barnard, Jr.,
Professor of Philosophy

Professor of Philosophy

CONTACT INFORMATION

Office: 018 Bryant Hall
Phone: 662.915.5723
email: rwbjr@olemiss.edu

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D., University of Memphis, 2000
M.A., The American University, 1994
B.A., The American University, 1991

TEACHING AND COURSES OFFERED

Phil 101 Introduction to Philosophy
Phil 103 Logic: Critical Thinking
Phil 322 Epistemology
Phil 323 Metaphysics
Phil 324 History of Analytic Philosophy
Phil 325 Theories of Truth

Recent topics of upper-division and graduate-level seminars: the psychologism/anti-psychologism debate, truth, contemporary metaphysics, and the philosophy of Quine

RESEARCH

Areas of Research Specialization: (1) Further developing the view that truth is mediated correspondence, (2) Clarifying the ordinary concept of truth using both intuition and experimental approaches, and (3) Examining issues of ontology in philosophical logic.

An up-to-date list of my publications and work in progress can be found here.

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