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 Teresa  Britton

Teresa Britton

Professor of Philosophy

Office: 3526 - Coleman Hall
Phone: 217-581-6990
Email: tbritton@eiu.edu


Professor Britton specializes in epistemology and metaphysics. 
No office hours Fall 2015 (sabbatical)



Frequently Taught Courses

PHI 1900G Logic and Critical Thinking
PHI 3780 Philosophy of Science
PHI 3729 Theory of Knowledge

Education

B.A. in Philosophy from Miami University (Ohio)
PhD in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Graduate Exchange Fellow at the University of Warwick (England).

Professional Organizations

Member of the American Philosophical Association, the Illinois Philosophcial Association and the Society for Applied Philosophy. 

Selected Publications

"The Limits of Hylomorphism" (Metaphysica 2012)
"On What We Don't Know " (Epestemologia, issue 1, 2008)
"A Priori Knowledge and the Limits of the Human Mind " (Epistemologia, issue 2, 2006)
"The Problem of Verisimilitude and Counting Partially Identical Properties," (Synthese, July 2004) 

Selected Conference Presentations

Professor Britton has presented papers at numerous professional conferences, including the Illinois Philosophical Association and the American Philosophical Association.

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