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Teresa Britton, Professor of Philosophy

Office: 3526 - Coleman Hall
Phone: 217-581-6990

Professor Britton specializes in epistemology and metaphysics. 

Frequently Taught Courses

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


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. 


Book Reviews Editor at Philosophy Now Magazine

Certified Logic-Based Therapy Consultant, The National Philosophical Counseling Association

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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Contact Information

Philosophy Department

3542 Coleman Hall
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-3012

Chair: Jonelle DePetro

Office Manager: Leslie Ashley

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