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ANDREW LAW

Ph.D. Candidate in Philosophy

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ABOUT ME

I am a Ph.D. student in the philosophy department at the University of California, Riverside. I work primarily on freedom and responsibility, although I also have interests in metaphysics and analytic philosophy of religion. Here is my CV, if you are interested. Thanks for visiting my site!

 

RESEARCH

"Freedom, Foreknowledge, and Dependence: A Dialectical Intervention" (with Taylor W. Cyr), forthcoming in American Philosophical Quarterly.

"Free Will and Two Local Determinisms" (with Neal A. Tognazzini), Erkenntnis (84), 2019: 1011-1023. 

"The Puzzle of Hyper-Change," Ratio 33 (1), 2019: 1-11.

"Review of Carolina Sartorio's Causation and Free Will " (with Peter J. Graham and Jonah Nagashima), Analysis (78), 2018: 371-373. 

 

TEACHING

Below are courses I have taught as the primary instructor. If you would like to see my syllabi, please feel free to contact me.

PHIL133: METAPHYSICS

Fall, 2019 (UC, Riverside)

An upper-division course focused on traditional metaphysical issues such as the nature of time, freedom, and causation, along with their application to less traditional issues, such as time travel.

PHIL112: MORTAL QUESTIONS

Summer, 2019 (UC, Riverside)

An upper-division course focused on philosophical questions surrounding death, such as: What, if anything, makes death bad? What, if anything, makes for a meaningful life? Would an immortal life be better than a mortal one? Is there any reason to think there is an afterlife?

PHIL113: GOD

Spring, 2019 (UC, Riverside)

An upper-division course focused on issues such as the nature of God, arguments for and against God's existence, faith and reason, as well as freedom and foreknowledge.

PHIL008: INTRODUCTION TO SYMBOLIC LOGIC

Summer, 2018 (UC, Riverside)

An introductory course focused on propositional logic and its applications.

PHIL007: INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL THINKING

Summer, 2017 (UC, Riverside)

An introductory course focused on different types of reasoning, such as deductive, abductive, and analogical.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Andrew Law
Philosophy Department
University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave., 92521

andrew [dot] law@email [dot] ucr [dot] edu

 
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