Dustin Tucker

Box 43092
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-3092
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Specializations

Logic, metaphysics, philosophy of language

Competencies

Practical reason, early modern philosophy, epistemology, philosophy of religion, early analytic philosophy, formal semantics

Education

University of Michigan, Ph.D. in Philosophy, 2011

University of Washington, B.A. in Philosophy, 2003

Employment

Texas Tech University, Visiting Assistant Professor, 2011—

Publications

Outline of a Theory of Quantification (final draft)
Principia Mathematica: The Centenary Volume, Nicholas Griffin and Bernard Linsky, eds., forthcoming

Paradoxes of Intensionality with Richmond H. Thomason
Review of Symbolic Logic, 4, pp. 394–411, 2011 (©ASL)

Review of Education for Thinking by Deanna Kuhn
Teaching Philosophy, 33, pp. 428–432, 2010

Intensionality and Paradoxes in Ramsey's 'The Foundations of Mathematics'
Review of Symbolic Logic, 3, pp. 1–25, 2010 (©ASL)

Presentations

"Paradoxical Constraints on Theorizing about Propositional Attitudes"

Logic Workshop in tribute to Hroacio Arló-Costa, Argentine Society for Philosophical Analysis (SADAF), August 2012

Australasian Association of Logic, June 2012

"Outline of a Theory of Quantification"
PM@100: Celebrating 100 years of Principia Mathematica, McMaster University, May 2010

Comments on "Inquisitive Semantics and Pragmatics" by Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen
Linguistics and Philosophy Workshop, University of Michigan, October 2009

Comments on "On F-implicature: Myth-analysis and rehabilitation" by Laurence R. Horn
Linguistics and Philosophy Workshop, University of Michigan, November 2008

Teaching

Texas Tech University

Descartes and Hume (Fall 2012)
Epistemology (Fall 2011)
Philosophy of Religion (Fall 2011)

Introduction to Formal Logic (Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012)
Advanced Logic (Spring 2012)
Graduate Seminar on Logic (Spring 2012)

University of Michigan

Critical Thinking and Introduction to Logic (Spring 2011)
Introduction to Philosophy (Winter 2011, Fall 2010, Winter 2009)
Introduction to Formal Logic (Spring 2008)

Service

Referee for Journal of Philosophical Logic and Studia Logica
Mentor for philosophy graduate student instructors, 2009–2010

Honors

Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, 2009–2010
Rackham One-Term Dissertation Fellowship, Fall 2007
Weinberg Summer Fellowship, Summer 2005

Coursework

Logic

Modal Logic, Rich Thomason
Independent Reading Course on Intensional Paradoxes, Rich Thomason
Philosophical Applications of Logic, Patrick Grim (SUNY Stony Brook)
Set Theory, Andreas Blass (Mathematics)
Incompleteness and Uncomputability, David Keyt (seminar at University of Washington)

Language

Russell and Frege, Ian Proops
Context and Reference (taught in Philosophy, audited), Craige Roberts (Linguistics, The Ohio State University)
Introductory Semantics (taught in Linguistics), Peter Ludlow
Advanced Semantics (taught in Linguistics), Peter Ludlow
Expressivist Semantics, Peter Ludlow
Discourse Constraints on Anaphora (audited), Eric Swanson and Ezra Keshet (Linguistics)

History

Hume, Louis Loeb
Socrates, Sara Ahbel-Rappe (Classics)

Additional Systematic Courses

Philosophy of Mathematics, Jamie Tappenden
Epistemology, Thony Gilles
Philosophy of Science and Physics, Larry Sklar
Ethics (especially moral psychology), Peter Railton
Topics in Consciousness, Charles Marks (seminar at University of Washington)