Department of Philosophy
 
Dr. Hans Muller, Chair 

Associate Professor of Philosophy  
Email: hm38[at]aub.edu.lb
Ext. 4269

Qualifications
PhD (2003) and MA (1996) in Philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BA (1991) in Philosophy from Wesleyan University: Middletown, Connecticut

Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • “Why Alief is not a Legitimate Psychological Category,” (co-authored with Bana Bashour), Journal of Philosophical Research, Vol. 36, 2011
  • “More Troubles for Epiphenomenalism,” Philosophia, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2009
  • “Varieties of Shame,” Philosophy of Management, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2008 
  • “Why Qualia Are Not Epiphenomenal,” Ratio, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2008 

Edited volume

  • Contemporary Philosophical Naturalism and Its Implications, co-edited with Bana Bashour as part of the series, Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science (New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2013)

Book chapters

  • “Naturalism and Intentionality” in Contemporary Philosophical Naturalism and Its Implications, 2013
  • “Exploring the Post-Darwinian Naturalist Landscape” (co-authored with Bana Bashour) in Contemporary Philosophical Naturalism and Its Implications, 2013

Book reviews

  • Review of Kepa Korta, Ernest Sosa and Xabier Arrazola (eds.) Cognition, Agency and Rationality in Minds and Machines: Journal for Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy, and Cognitive Science, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2003
  • Review of Steven Horst, Symbols, Computation and Intentionality: A Critique of the Computational Theory of Mind in Minds and Machines: Journal for Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy, and Cognitive Science, Vol. 9, No. 3, 1999

Research interests
My main area of research interest is the philosophy of mind with an emphasis on the emotions. I am currently writing about the role of affect in Adam Smith's philosophical psychology, along with a longer project on the nature of phenomenal properties.    

 

Dr. Hans Muller
Associate Professor of Philosophy


 

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