Brendan Balcerak Jackson

Asst. Professor

Brendan Balcerak Jackson (Ph.D., Cornell University), Assistant Professor. His main areas of research are the philosophy of language, epistemology and metaphysics, and he also has interests in the philosophy of mind, the history of analytic philosophy, and logic. He has published papers on semantic theory, the analytic/synthetic...

Magdalena Balcerak Jackson

Asst. Professor

Magdalena Balcerak Jackson (Ph.D. (Dr.phil.), University of Cologne), Assistant Professor. She works primarily in philosophy of mind, epistemology and meta-philosophy, but she is also interested on the intersections of these areas with philosophy of language and philosophy of science, and in phenomenology. Her current research projects...

Berit Brogaard

Director of the Brogaard Lab for Multisensory Research

(305) 877-7353
Berit “Brit” Brogaard is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Brogaard Lab. Her areas of research include philosophy of perception, philosophy of emotions, and philosophy of language. She is the author of Transient Truths (Oxford University Press, 2012), On Romantic Love (Oxford University Press, 2015), The Superhuman...

Otavio A Bueno

Chair of the Department

(305) 284-9218
Otávio Bueno (Ph.D., University of Leeds), Professor and Chair of the Department. Cooper Senior Scholar in Arts and Sciences. He has held visiting professorships or fellowships at Princeton University, University of York (UK), University of Leeds, and the University of São Paulo. His research is in philosophy of science,...

Anjan Chakravartty


(305) 922-8142
Professor and Appignani Foundation Chair. His research focuses on central issues in the philosophy of science, metaphysics, and epistemology. These include debates about scientific realism (e.g., versions of entity and structural realism) and antirealism (e.g., versions of empiricism), the nature of dispositions, causation, laws of nature,...

Richard Chappell

Asst. Professor

Richard Yetter Chappell (Ph.D. Princeton), Assistant Professor. His primary research interests are in Consequentialism and non-naturalist normative realism. His secondary interests span from applied ethics (e.g. the harm of death, duties of beneficence, and resource allocation) to epistemology (e.g. peer disagreement, higher-order evidence, and...

Elijah L Chudnoff

Assoc. Professor

(305) 284-4757
Elijah Chudnoff (Ph.D., Harvard University), Associate Professor. He works primarily on epistemology and the philosophy of mind. He has published papers on intuition, phenomenal intentionality, theories of knowledge, and cognitive phenomenology. His books include Intuition (Oxford University Press, 2013) and Cognitive Phenomenology...

Edward J. Erwin, Ph.D.


(305) 284-5279
Edward Erwin (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University), Professor. He is the author of four books: The Concept of Meaninglessness (Johns Hopkins, 1971), Behavior Therapy: Scientific, Philosophical and Moral Foundations (Cambridge, 1978), A Final Accounting: Philosophical and Empirical Issues in Freudian Psychology (MIT, 1996), and Philosophy...

Simon J Evnine


(305) 284-4757
My most recent book is Making Objects and Events: A Hylomorphic Theory of Artifacts, Actions, and Organisms (OUP) and I continue to be interested in metaphysics, artifacts, and social ontology. I am currently working on a cross-genre book to be called A Certain Gesture: Evnine’s Batman Meme Project and Its Parerga!. The work will have...

Susan Haack


(305) 284-3541
Susan Haack (B.A., M.A., B.Phil., Oxford; Ph.D. Cambridge) is Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, Cooper Senior Scholar in Arts and Sciences, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Law at the University of Miami. She teaches both in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the School of Law. Her work ranges from philosophy of...

Risto Hilpinen


(305) 284-5305
Risto Hilpinen (Ph.D., University of Helsinki), Professor and former Cooper Fellow; until 1999 Professor of Theoretical Philosophy, University of Turku, Finland. He has held visiting professorships at the University of Rochester, Stanford University, Florida State University, and the University of Graz, and research fellowships at Stanford...

Mark J Rowlands


(305) 284-4757
Mark Rowlands (D.Phil., Oxford University) is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Miami. He is the author of seventeen books, translated into more than twenty languages, and over a hundred journal articles, book chapters and reviews. His work in the philosophy of mind, and in particular theories of embodied, extended and...

Harvey Siegel


(305) 284-5411
Harvey Siegel (Ed.D., Harvard University), Professor of Philosophy at the University of Miami. He has held visiting professorships at Berkeley, Stanford, the University of Amsterdam, and the University of Groningen. His research interests are in philosophy of science, epistemology, and philosophy of education. He is especially...

Michael Slote


(305) 284-4757
Michael Slote (Ph.D., Harvard University), UST Professor of Ethics in the University of Miami's Philosophy Department. He has taught at Columbia University, Trinity College, Dublin, and the University of Maryland, where he was department chair for many years. He has written many articles in philosophy of mind, ethics, and...

Helen Yetter Chappell (starting 1/1/2019)

(305) 284-4757
I work on topics at the intersection of metaphysics and the philosophy of mind. She is currently developing a novel quasi-Berkeleyan idealism. She aims to secure commonsense verdicts about objectivity and persistence in a world where objects are fundamentally phenomenal, without relying on the controversial resources of theism. She is...