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Portrait of Professor Eric Dietrich


Professor of Philosophy

Office: RC 123
Telephone: 607-777-2305

He received his Ph.D. from the University  of Arizona in 1985. He has been at Binghamton University (SUNY) since  1988. He is a recipient of the Chancellor Award for Excellence in Teaching. His areas of research and teaching include Cognitive Science and Artificial  Intelligence, Metaphysics, Epistemology, and Philosophy  of Mind. His publications include Sisyphus's Boulder: Consciousness  and the Limits of the Knowable. (John Benjamins, 2005), "Discrete  Thoughts: Why cognition must use discrete representations," with Arthur Markman, Mind and Language (2003), "On the Inappropriate  Use of the Naturalistic Fallacy in Evolutionary Psychology," with  David Wilson and Anne Clark, Biology and Philosophy (2003) and  numerous book chapters and journal articles.

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Last Updated: 6/5/15