Brendan Balcerak Jackson

Asst. Professor

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Brendan Balcerak Jackson (Ph.D., Cornell University), Assistant Professor. His main areas of research are the philosophy of language, epistemology and metaphysics, and he also has interests in the philosophy of mind, the history of analytic philosophy, and logic. He has published papers on semantic theory, the analytic/synthetic distinction, conceptual analysis, the epistemology of reasoning, ontological commitment and meta-metaphysics. He has a strong background in theoretical linguistics, and much of his work is informed by research in generative syntax, semantics and pragmatics. Brendan is also a co-organizer of the UM Cognitive Studies Network.


Ph.D. Cornell University

Professional Experience

- Co-organizer, UM Cognitive Studies Network