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James W. Garson, Philosophy Department, University of Houston, Houston TX 77204-3785.
Phone: 713-743-3205. E-mail: JGarson@uh.edu


I am a Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Houston. I received my PhD at the University of Pittsburgh and have taught at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Notre Dame, Rice University and the University of Illinois at Chicago where I was a visiting professor in Computer Science. My research interests include the philosophy of mind, neural networks, logic, formal semantics, natural language processing and philosophical issues concerning the impact of information technology. My publications include articles on logic, semantics, linguistics, the philosophy of cognitive science, and computerized education. 

Classes

  Philosophy of Mind (PHIL 3334)

  Introduction to Logic (PHIL 1321)

  Introduction to the Mind (PHIL 1334)

  Logic II (PHIL 2321)

  Logic III: Mathematical Logic (PHIL 3321)

  Logic III: Modal Logic (PHIL 3321)

  Critical Thinking (PHIL 2310)

  History of Twentieth Century Philosophy (PHIL 3388)

  Introduction to Cognitive Science (PHIL 3395)

  Graduate Seminar on Consciousness (PHIL 6395)

  Graduate Seminar on Meaning (PHIL 6395)

 

 Vita

 

 Books


Modal Logic for Philosophers, Second Edition Cambridge University Press, 2013

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What Logics Mean, Cambridge University Press, 2013

You can reach me by e-mail at: JGarson@uh.edu last updated 1/9/2018