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Kevin Morris
Assistant Professor

Major Advisor

Newcomb 105D


Ph.D., Brown University, 2011
B.A., The College of New Jersey, 2003


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Academic Interests

Philosophy of Mind
History of Analytic Philosophy

Recent seminar topics

  • Consciousness and fundamentality
  • Realization and multiple realization
  • Phenomenalism, neutral monism, panpsychism
  • Dependence and relations
  • Language and reality

Selected Publications

  • Physicalism Deconstructed (Cambridge, forthcoming; draft of Table of Contents here)
  • Multiple Realization and Compositional Variation, Synthese (forthcoming)
  • What's Wrong With Brute Supervenience? A Defense of Horgan on Physicalism and Superdupervenience, Analytic Philosophy (forthcoming)
  • Truthmaking and the Mysteries of Emergence, in Vintiadis and Mekios, Brute Facts (Oxford, forthcoming)
  • Physicalism, Truthmaking, and Levels of Reality: Prospects and Problems, Topoi (special issue on physicalism) (forthcoming)
  • How to Read Moore's 'Proof of an External World' (with Conseulo Preti), Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy (2015)
  • Against Disanalogy-Style Responses to the Exclusion Problem, Philosophia 43 (June 2015)
  • Supervenience Physicalism, Emergentism, and the Polluted Supervenience Base, Erkenntnis 79 (April 2014)
  • On Two Arguments for Subset Inheritance, Philosophical Studies 163 (March 2013)
  • Subset Realization, Parthood, and Causal Overdetermination, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 92 (September 2011)
  • Guidelines for Theorizing About Realization, The Southern Journal of Philosophy 48 (December 2010)
  • Does Functional Reduction Need Bridge Laws? A Response to Marras, The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 60 (September 2009)