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George J. Mattey II

George J. Mattey II

Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Adviser

2298 Social Science and Humanities Building
Davis , CA 95616
Office Phone: (530) 754-0709


  1. Ph.D.: University of Pittsburgh, 1979


Dissertation: "The Idealism of Kant and Berkeley," directed by Wilfrid Sellars

Areas of Specialization: 17th and 18th century European philosophy, epistemology, logic

Joined the UC Davis Philosophy Faculty: 1977

2012-2013 Course Schedule


24  Introduction to Ethics and Political Philosophy
102 Theory of Knowledge


1 Introduction to Philosophy
174 Hume



Other Courses

21 History of Philosophy: Ancient
22 History of Philosophy: Early Modern
112 Intermediate Symbolic Logic
113 Metalogic
114 History of Ethics
134 Modal Logic
143 Hellenistic Philosophy
151 Nineteenth Century European Philosophy
156 Contemporary Analytic Philosophy
157 Twentieth Century European Philosophy
168 Descartes
170 Leibniz
175 Kant
189C Topics in Theory of Knowledge
202 Theory of Knowledge Seminar
275 Kant Seminar
290 History of Philosophy


Recent Publications

"Self-Trust and the Reasonableness of Acceptance," in Erik J. Olsson, ed., The Epistemology of Keith Lehrer, Dordrecht, 2003

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