Associate Professor 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.