Sarah Jones


237 Gries Hall


Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.A., Michigan State University

Research Interests:

Epistemology, skepticism, modern philosophy, and feminist theory.

Academic Service:

Chair, Michigan Academy of Science Arts and Letters, 2005-2008.
Vice-Chair, Michigan Academy of Science Arts and Letters, 2004.
Judge, Cohodas Essay Contest, 2007, 2008.
Has served as Chair of numerous sessions in epistemology at the American Philosophical Association’s Central Division meetings.
Has written numerous reviews for Oxford University Press.

Selected Papers and Presentations:

“The Dog Who Mistook His Leg For a Meal” in What Philosophy Can Tell You About Your Dog, ed. Stephen D. Hales (Chicago, IL: OpenCourt, 2008), 99-112.
“The Special Composition Question,” APA Central Division Meeting, April 2005.
“Justification and the Basing Relation,” APA Central Division Meeting, April 2004.
“The Vaguaries of Schifferian Justification,” Michigan Academy, March 2004.
“Philosophy and Common Sense”

Work in Progress:

"Skepticism and Common Sense"
“Fetuses and Propositional Attitudes”
“Warrants for Torture”

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