Justin Tiehen

Justin TiehenProfessor and Chair, Philosophy

BA, University of Chicago, 2000
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2007

Justin Tiehen's research focuses on the philosophy of mind and metaphysics, with a special focus of mental causation, physicalism, and the normativity of the mental. He received a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin. His recent work includes "Psychophysical Reductionism without Type Identities," American Philosophical Quarterly, 49.3 (2012); Disproportional Mental Causation," Synthese, 182 (2011); and "The Cost of Forfeiting Causal Inheritance," forthcoming in Philosophical Studies.

Justin Tiehen regularly teaches PHIL 101: Introduction to Philosophy; PHIL 103: The Philosophy and Science of Human Nature; PHIL 228: Philosophy of Mind; PHIL 330: Epistemology: Theory of Knowledge; PHIL 332: Philosophy of Science; PHIL 401: Topics in Metaphysics and Epistemology.