Group for Logic & Formal Semantics
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Fall 2013
Visiting Professor

Center for Study of Complex Systems
University of Michigan
Fall 2009, 2011, 2012
Visiting Scholar

Center for Study of Complex Systems
University of Michigan
Fall 2007
Visiting Fellow

Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh
Fall 2006
Marshall Weinberg Distinguished Visiting Professor

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor


BOOKS

The Philosophical Computer The Incomplete Universe Mind and Consciousness:
5 Questions
Beyond Sets


Reflexivity Philosophy of Science
and the Occult
The Philosopher's Annual
now available online at:
www..philosophersannual.org

MULTIMEDIA

Questions of Value
Philosophy of Mind:
Brains, Consciousness, and Thinking Machines

The Philosopher's Toolkit

ARTICLES

appearing in these and other journals

Analysis Journal of Philosophical Logic Nous Synthese Public Affairs Quarterly

Adaptive Behavior Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence International Journal for Philosophy of Religion Theory & Decision Connections



Computational Modeling and Game Theory

Scientific Networks on Data Landscapes: Question Difficulty, Epistemic Success, and Convergence
(with Daniel J. Singer, Steven Fisher, Aaron Bramson, William J. Berger, Christopher Reade, Carissa Flocken, and Adam Sales)
forthcoming in Episteme

Philosophical Analysis in Modeling Polarization: Notes from a Work in Progress
(with Aaron Bramson, Daniel J. Singer, Steven Fisher, Carissa Flocken and William Berger)
American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers 12 (2012), 7-15
Reprinted in Paul Youngman and Mirsad Hadzikadik, ed., Complexity and the Human Experience: Modeling Complexity in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Pan Stanford, forthcoming.
animations

Polarization and Belief Dynamics in the Black and White Communities: An Agent-Based Network Model from the Data
(with Stephen B. Thomas, Steven Fisher, Christopher Reade, Daniel J. Singer, Mary A. Garza, Craig S. Fryer & Jamie Chatman)
In Cristoph Adami, David M. Bryson, Charles Offria and Robert T. Pennock, eds., Artificial Life 13
MIT Press (2012)
https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/artificial-life-13

Information Dynamics Across Linked Sub-Networks: Genes, Germs, and Memes
(with Daniel J. Singer, Christopher Reade, and Steven Fisher)
Proceedings, AAAI Fall Symposium on Complex Systems: Energy, Information, and Intelligence
AAAI Press (2011)
supplemental material

Simulating Grice: Emergent Pragmatics in Spatialized Game Theory
In Anton Benz, Christian Ebert, Gerhard Jäger, and Robert van Rooij, eds., Language, Games and Evolution: Trends in Current Research on Language and Game Theory
Springer (2011)
figures & animations

How Simulations Fail
(with Robert Rosenberger, Brian Anderson, Adam Rosenfeld and Robb E. Eason)
Synthese (2011)
figures

What You Believe Travels Differently: Information and Infection Dynamics Across Sub-Networks
(with Christopher Reade, Daniel J. Singer, Steven Fisher, and Stephen Majewicz)
Connections 30 (2010), 50-63
appendix

Robustness Across the Structure of Sub-Networks: The Contrast Between Infection and Information Dynamics
(with Christopher Reade, Daniel J. Singer, Steven Fisher, and Stephen Majewicz)
Proceedings, AAAI Fall Symposium on Complex Systems: Resilience, Robustness, and Evolvability
AAAI Press (2010)
figures

Threshold Phenomena in Epistemic Networks
Proceedings, AAAI Fall Symposium on Complex Adaptive Systems and the Threshold Effect
AAAI Press (2009)

A Graphic Measure for Game-Theoretic Robustness
(with Randy Au, Nancy Louie, Robert Rosenberger, William Braynen, Evan Selinger, and Robb E. Eason)
Synthese 163 (2008), 273-297
figures and animations

Modeling Prejudice Reduction: Spatialized Game Theory and the Contact Hypothesis
(with Evan Selinger, William Braynen, Robert Rosenberger, Randy Au, Nancy Louie, and John Connelly)
Public Affairs Quarterly 19 (2005), 95-126
figures and animations

Making Meaning Happen
(with Trina Kokalis, Ali Alai-Tafti, Nicholas Kilb and Paul St. Denis)
Journal for Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence 16 (2004), 209-244
animated illustrations

Location, Location, Location: The Importance of Spatialization in Modeling Cooperation and Communication
(with Stephanie Wardach and Vincent Beltrani)
Interactive Studies: Social Behavior and Communication in Biological and Artifical Systems 7 (2006), 43-78
figures

Reducing Prejudice: A Spatialized Game-Theoretic Model for the Contact Hypothesis
(with Evan Selinger, William Braynen, Robert Rosenberger, Randy Au, Nancy Louie, and John Connelly)
Artificial Life IX: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Artifical Life, eds. Jordan Pollack, Mark Bedau, Phil Husbands, Takashi Ikegami, and Richard A. Watson. MIT Press 2004, 244-250

Boom and Bust: Enviornmental Variability Favors the Emergence of Communication
(with Trina Kokalis)
Artificial Life IX: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Artifical Life, eds. Jordan Pollack, Mark Bedau, Phil Husbands, Takashi Ikegami, and Richard A. Watson. MIT Press 2004, 164-170

Game-Theoretic Robustness in Cooperation and Prejudice Reduction: A Graphic Measure
(with Randy Au, Nancy Louie, Robert Rosenberger, William Braynen, Evan Selinger, and Robb E. Eason)
Artificial Life X: Proceedings fo the Tenth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems. Luis M. Rocha, Larry S. Yaeger, Mark A. Bedauy, Dario Floreano, Robert L. Goldstine, and Allesandro Vespignani, eds. MIT Press, 2006, 445-451
figures and animations

Learning to Communicate: The Emergence of Signaling in Spacialized Arrays of Neural Nets
(with Paul St. Denis and Trina Kokalis)
Adaptive Behavior 10 (2003), 45-70

Evolution of Communication with a Spatialized Genetic Algorithm
(with Trina Kokalis, Ali Tafti, and Nicholas Kilb)
Evolution of Communication 3 (2001), 105-134

Evolution of Communication in Perfect and Imperfect Worlds
(with Trina Kokalis, Ali Tafti, and Nicholas Kilb)
World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution 56 (2000), 179-197

Undecidability in the Spatialized Prisoner's Dilemma: Some Philosophical Implications (hypertext with graphics)
see also "The Undecidability of the Spatialized Prisoner's Dilemma," Theory and Decision 42 (1997), 53-80

Philosophical Logic

Plenum Theory
(with Nicholas Rescher)
Nous 42 (2008), 422-459
Reprinted in Nicholas Rescher, "Being and Value", Ontos/Verlag 2008

The Buried Quantifier: An Account of Vagueness and the Sorites
Analysis 65 (2005), 95-104

What is a Contradiction?
Graham Priest, JC Beall, and B. Armour-Garb, The Law of Non-Contradiction: New Philosophcial Essays, Oxford University Press 2005, pp. 49-72

Fractal Images of Formal Systems
(with Paul St. Denis)
Journal of Philosophical Logic 26 (1997), 181-222
Reviewed in Ian Stewart, "Logic Quasi-Fractals: A Fractal Guide to Tic-Tac-Toe, " Scientific American 283 (2), August 2000

There Is No Set Of All Truths
Analysis 44 (1984), 206-208

A Fuzzy Fairly Happy Face
for the New York vagueness group

Philosophy of Religion

Problems for Omniscience
Cambridge Handbook of Christian Theology, forthcoming

Truth, Omniscience, and Cantorian Arguments: An Exchange (with Alvin Plantinga)
Philosophical Studies 71 (1993), 267-306.
See also "The Being That Knew Too Much," International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 47 (2000), 141-154

The Being that Knew Too Much
International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 47 (2000), 141-154.
Reprinted in Michael Martin and Rick Monnier, The Impossibility of God, Prometheus Books 2003, 408-422

Ethics

Free Will in Context
Behavioral Science and the Law 25 (2007), 183-201

INSTITUTES AND CONFERENCES

International Association for Philosophy and Computing
Program Chair
Rensselaer Polytechnic 2006

Epistemology of Modeling and Simulation
Chair
University of Pittsburgh 2011

Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities
Program Director
Complex Systems Institute
University of North Carolina Charlotte 2011

Epistemology Think Tank: New Measures for Models
Chair
University of Pittsburgh 2012
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