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Tyrus Fisher

Tyrus Fisher

PhD Candidate.


Education:

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

Biography:

Full CV and selected publications may be found at tkfisher.net and at https://ucdavis.academia.edu/TyrusFisher.

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

Areas of Competence: Philosophy of Science, Logic.

Publications

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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