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(p. ix) Contributors

(p. ix) Contributors

robert audi works in epistemology, including moral and religious epistemology; ethics, theoretical and applied; and the areas of philosophy of mind and action related to both. His books include Practical Reasoning (1989), Action, Intention, and Reason (1993), The Structure of Justification (1993), Moral Knowledge and Ethical Character (Oxford University Press, 1997), Epistemology (1998, 2003), and The Architecture of Reason (Oxford University Press, 2001). He is currently Charles J. Mach University Professor of Philosophy at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.



cristina bicchieri is Professor of Philosophy and Social and Decision Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University. She has published widely in philosophy, sociology, political science, and economics journals. She is the author of Rationality and Coordination (1993, 1997), and coauthor of The Dynamics of Norms (1997) and The Logic of Strategy (Oxford University Press, 1999). Her current research interests are the emergence and dynamics of norms, social learning, and the foundations of game theory. She is completing The Grammar of Society, a book on social norms, to be published by Cambridge University Press.



peter danielson is the Mary and Maurice Young Professor of Applied Ethics at the W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia. He is the author of Artificial Morality (1992) and the editor of Modeling Rationality, Morality, and Evolution (1998).



james dreier is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Brown University. He works on ethics, especially metaethics, and on practical rationality, including the foundations of decision theory.



claire finkelstein is Professor of Law and Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on topics in philosophy of law as well as on moral and political philosophy. She has published extensively on philosophical problems of the criminal law, as well as on rational choice theory. She is currently writing a book entitled “Contractarian Legal Theory.”



patricia greenspan is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Maryland at College Park. She is the author of two books, Emotions and Reasons (1988) and Practical Guilt (1995), along with numerous articles on emotion, rationality, meta‐ (p. x) ethics, and free will. Her current work concerns issues of practical reasoning and responsibility.



gilbert harman is Stuart Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Committee for Cognitive Science at Princeton University. He is the author of Explaining Value (2000) and Reasoning, Meaning, and Mind (1999), and coauthor with Judith Jarvis Thomson of Moral Relativism and Moral Objectivity (1996).



brad hooker is Professor of Philosophy at University of Reading. He has published a number of papers on reasons for action and a book on moral philosophy, Ideal Code, Real World (Oxford University Press, 2000).



karen jones is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Melbourne. She has held positions at Cornell University and at the Research School of Social Sciences, the Australian National University. She has written extensively on trust in both its epistemic and ethical dimensions. Much of her work is from a feminist perspective.



james m. joyce is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is the author of The Foundations of Causal Decision Theory (1999), as well as a number of articles on decision theory and Bayesian approaches to epistemology and the philosophy of science.



kirk ludwig is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Florida. He is author of numerous articles in the philosophy of language, philosophical logic, philosophy of mind, and epistemology. Recent publications include “Vagueness and the Sorites Paradox” with Greg Ray, Philosophical Perspectives (2002); “The Mind-Body Problem: An Overview,” The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Mind (2002); “Outline of a Truth Conditional Semantics for Tense,” with Ernest Lepore, in Tense, Time, and Reference (2002); “What Is Logical Form?” with Ernest Lepore, in Logical Form and Language (Oxford University Press, 2002); “The Semantics and Pragmatics of Complex Demonstratives,” with Ernest Lepore, Mind (2000). He is editor of Donald Davidson, Contemporary Philosophy in Focus (2003), and he is completing a book with Ernest Lepore, Donald Davidson: Meaning, Truth, Language, and Reality (Oxford University Press, 2003).



edward f. mcclennen is Centennial Professor of Philosophy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He specializes in decision and game theory, philosophy of political economy, social and political philosophy, and philosophy and public policy. His publications include Rationality and Dynamic Choice: Foundational Explorations (1990); “The Theory of Rationality for Ideal Games,” Philosophical Studies 65 (1992); “Pragmatic Rationality and Rules,” Philosophy and Public Affairs 26 (1997); “Morality as a Public Good,” Business Ethics Quarterly 9 (1999); “The Strategy of Cooperation,” in Practical Rationality and Preference: Essays for David Gauthier, ed. C. W. Morris and A. Ripstein (2001); (p. xi) “Bayesianism and Independence,” in Foundations of Bayesianism, ed. D. Corfield and J. Williamson (2001).



david mcnaughton is Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University. He is the author of Moral Vision (1988) and has published articles on ethics, history of philosophy, and philosophy of religion.



alfred r. mele is the William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University. He is the author of Irrationality (Oxford University Press, 1987), Springs of Action (Oxford University Press, 1992), Autonomous Agents (Oxford University Press, 1995), Self-Deception Unmasked (2001), and Motivation and Agency (Oxford University Press, 2003); editor of The Philosophy of Action (Oxford University Press, 1997); and coeditor (with John Heil) of Mental Causation (Oxford University Press, 1993).



onora o'neill is Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge. She lectures in the faculties of philosophy and history and philosophy of science. She is a former member and chair of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics and the Human Genetics Advisory Commission and chairs the Nuffield Foundation. She is a member of the House of Lords, sits as a crossbencher and was a member of the Select Committee on Stem Cell Research. Her books include Constructions of Reason: Explorations of Kant's Practical Philosophy (1989), Towards Justice and Virtue: A Constructive Account of Practical Reasoning (1996), Bounds of Justice (2000), Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics (2002), and A Question of Trust: Reith Lectures 2002 (2002).



piers rawling is Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University. He has published articles on decision theory, ethics, logic, philosophy of language, and philosophy of science.



carol rovane is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. She has published articles on a variety of topics in metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, action theory, and, most recently, ethics. Her first book, The Bounds of Agency: An Essay in Revisionary Metaphysics, addresses the traditional problem of personal identity as normative and ethical as well as metaphysical. The topic of her next book is ethical relativism.



richard samuels is a Lecturer in Philosophy at King's College, London. His research focuses on issues in the philosophy of psychology and the foundations of cognitive science. He has published papers on nativism, cognitive architecture, and the ramifications of empirical psychology for our understanding of human rationality. He is currently writing a book about how to explain the flexibility of human cognition.



michael smith is Professor of Philosophy at the Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University. His main research interests lie in the intersection of moral philosophy and philosophical psychology.



roy sorensen is Professor of Philosophy at Dartmouth College. He is the author of Blindspots (1988), Thought Experiments (1992), Pseudo-Problems (1993), and Vagueness and Contradiction (2001). He has completed 2,300 years of his forthcoming book A Short History of Paradoxes.



stephen stich is Board of Governors Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science at Rutgers University. He is the author of From Folk Psychology to Cognitive Science (1983), The Fragmentation of Reason (1990), Deconstructing the Mind (1996), and (with Shaun Nichols) Mindreading (2003). He has published widely in philosophy and cognitive science and is the editor of the Oxford University Press Evolution and Cognition Series.



bart streumer is a Research Fellow in Philosophy at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.



paul thagard is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Cognitive Science Program at the University of Waterloo, Canada. His books include Coherence in Thought and Action (2000) and How Scientists Explain Disease (1999).



paul weirich is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Missouri at Columbia. He is the author of Equilibrium and Rationality: Game Theory Revised by Decision Rules (1998) and Decision Space: Multidimensional Utility Analysis (2001).