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Tyrus Fisher

Tyrus Fisher

PhD Candidate.


  1. M. A. Philosophy, San Francisco State University, Spring 2011.
  2. B. A. Philosophy, California State University East Bay, 2009.


Full CV and selected publications may be found at and at

Areas of Specialization: Philosophy of Language, History of Analytic Philosophy.

Areas of Competence: Philosophy of Science, Elementary Logic.


Fisher, Tyrus (2016) "Counterlegal Dependence and Causation's Arrows: Causal models for backtrackers and counterlegals". Synthese, DOI: 10.1007/s11229-016-1189-7.

Fisher, Tyrus (2016) "Causal Counterfactuals are not Interventionist Counterfactuals". Synthese, DOI 10.1007/s11229-016-1183-0.

Sennet, Adam; Fisher, Tyrus (forthcoming) "Critical Review: Ludlow's Living Words". Canadian Journal of Philosophy.

Sennet, Adam; Fisher, Tyrus. (2014). "Quine on Paraphrase and Regimentation". In Harman and Lepore (Eds.) A Companion to W.V.O. Quine. Malden: Wiley Blackwell, pp. 89-113.

Fisher, Tyrus (2011). "Quine's Behaviorism and Linguistic Meaning: Why Quine's Behaviorism is not Illicit", Philosophia 39 (1), 51-59.

Courses Taught

Introduction to Symbolic Logic; Summer 2016.

Introduction to Philosophy of Science; Summer 2014, Summer 2013, Summer 2012.

Introduction to Philosophy (San Francisco State University); Spring 2011.

Critical Thinking (SFSU); Spring 2011, Fall 2010.

Courses Assisted

Introduction to Symbolic Logic; Spring 2014, Winter 2012.

Appraising Scientific Reasoning; Fall 2014, Fall 2013.

Introduction to Philosophy of Science; Spring 2013, Winter 2012.

Philosophy of the Physical Sciences: Space and Spacetime; Winter 2013.

Introduction to Philosophy; Fall 2012, Fall 2011.

Advanced Logic Workshop (SFSU); Spring 2011

Formal Logic I (SFSU); Spring 2010

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