I'm Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University at Buffalo.

Most of my research in recent years has focused on the empirical investigation of folk epistemology (i.e., how individuals think about the knowledge, rational justification, and evidence). I've also done some empirical work on folk metaethics (examining whether people think moral judgments are objective or subjective) and a few other topics (e.g., the semantic properties of proper names, counterfactual conditionals, weakness of will).

My mainstream philosophical interests are centered in epistemology. Before becoming an experimental philosopher, I wrote several papers on r…

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