The Graduate Center, City University of New York - Philosophy

Jonathan AdlerJonathan E. Adler

Ph.D. Brandeis University
D.Phil. Oxford University

Curriculum Vitae

in memoriam
APA Obituary

Research Interests



Philosophy of Psychology

Informal Logic

Philosophy of Education

Courses Recently Taught

Epistemology (Spring 2008)

Reason and Self-Control (Fall 2007)

Possibility; co-taught with Arnold Koslow (Fall 2005)

Belief (Spring 2005)

Testimony (Spring 2004)

Reasoning (Spring 2010, Spring 2003)

Representative Publications

Belief's Own Ethics (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2002).

Reasoning: Studies of Human Inference and its Foundations
(Cambridge University Press 2008) (with Lance Rips).

“Resisting the Force of Argument” Journal of Philosophy CVI 2009: 339-364 (correction CVI, 8: p.474.)

“Another Argument for the Knowledge Norm” Analysis 69 2009: 407-412.

“Surprise” Educational Theory 58 2008: 149-174

“Inferring Character from Reasoning: The Example of Euthyphro” American Philosophical Quarterly 45 2008: 43-57 (with Iakovos Vasiliou)

“Withdrawal and Contextualism” Analysis 66 2006: 280-285.

“Confidence in Argument” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 36 2006: 225-258.

“Epistemological Problems of Testimony” The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

“Diversity, Social Inquiries, and Epistemic Virtues” Veritas 2005: 37-52.

“Reliabilist Justification (or Knowledge) as a Good Truth-Ratio” Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 85 2005: 445-458.

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