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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Richard E. Grandy
Professor
Carolyn and Fred McManis Professor of Philosophy
 
e-mail:rgrandy@rice.edu
 
  • B. S. University of Pittsburgh 1963 (Mathematics)
  • M. A. Princeton University 1965
  • Ph. D. Princeton University 1968 (History and Philosophy of Science)
 
Primary Department
   Department of Philosophy
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Cognitive Sciences Program
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    Websites
     http://philosophy.rice.edu/content.aspx?id=93
     http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~rgrandy/
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    Research Areas
     Philosophy of logic, metaphysics, philosophy of cognitive sciences, philosophy of science
     
    Teaching Areas
     Mathematical logic, philosophy of science, philosophy of logic, metaphysics, history of analytic philosophy
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    Richard E.Grandy and Richard Duschl "Reconsidering the character and role of inquiry in school science: Analysis of a conference." Science and Education, 16 (2007) : 141-166.

     
     

    Richard E. Grandy "Sortals."  (2006)

     
     

    Richard E.Grandy and Richard Warner "H. P. Grice." 

     
     

    Richard E. Grandy "Proxy functions and ontology." Logica Yearbook 2003 (2004) : 125-133.

     
     

    Grandy, Richard E. & DeRose, Keith "Conditional assertions and "biscuit" conditionals." Nous, XXXIII (1999) : 405-420.

     
     Articles
     

    Richard E. Grandy "Models: What are they and why do we need them?." Science and Education (2004) In Press

     
     

    Grandy, R. "Grice." Cambridge Dictionary of PhilosophySubmitted

     
     

    Grandy, R. "Psycholinguistics ." Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy (1999) Submitted

     
     Books
     

    Richard A. Duschl and Richard E. Grandy "Teaching Scientific Inquiry: Recommendations for Research and Applications." Teaching Scientific Inquiry: Recommendations for Research and Applications (2008) : 330.

     
     

    Richard A. Duschl and Richard E. Grandy "Considering the Character and Role of Inquiry in School Science."  (2007) In Revision

     
     Book chapters
     

    "Demarcation in science education:  Toward an enhanced view of scientific method" in Epistemology and Science Education: Understanding the Evolution vs. Intelligent Design Controversy, ed Roger S. Taylor and Michel Ferrari, Routledge 2010, 3-19.

     
     Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Science
     
     Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Science
     
     Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education
     
     

    Richard E. Grandy "Artifacts: Parts and Principles." Creations of the Mind (2007) : 18-32.

     
     

    Richard E. Grandy and Daniel Osherson "On a some truth valued theory of conditionals." Logica Yearbook 2007In Press

     
     

    Richard E. Grandy "Kuhn's Changing Worlds." Thomas Kuhn (2003) : 246-260.

     
     Other
     

    with Richard Warner, "H.P. Grice", in The Stanford Online Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Grandy, Richard E., and Warner, Richard. "Paul Grice", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2014 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.),  forthcoming URL= <http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2014/entries/grice/>


    http://plato.stanford.eduarchives/spr2014/entries/grice/
     
     

    Richard E. Grandy and Daniel Osherson "Logic: A Primer for Psychologists."  (2004) : 331.

     
     

    Richard E. Grandy "C. G. Hempel."  (2006) : 3500 words.In Press

     
     

    Richard E. Grandy "Thomas S. Kuhn." Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Science (2004) : 8500 words.In Press

     
     

    Richard E. Grandy "Many-valued, free and intuitionistic logic." Cambridge Handbook of Philosophical Logic

     
     

    Richard E. Grandy "Mental models: why do we need them?." Proceedings of the Sixth International Meeting on History and Philosophy of Science in Science Educationi

     
     

    Grandy, Richard E. "On the cognitive analysis of scientific controversies." Scientific Controversies (2000)

     
    Presentations
     Invited Talks
     

    Speaker.  "Varieties of Cognitive Experience: Why Language Matters to Philosophy." Humanities Research Center, Rice University. (January 24, 2006)

     
     

    Speaker.  ""Assumptions, data and ethics: a neo-Kuhnian revisiting of the Millikan-Ehrenhaft dispute"." Minnesota Center for the Philosophy, Minneapolis MN. (May 7)

     
     

    Speaker.  ""Post-Kuhnian philosophy of science and science education"." School of Education, King"s College,, London, UK. (July 5) With Richard Duschl

     
     

    Speaker.  ""Spelke objects and ordinary objects"." Metaphysical Mayhem Workshop, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. (August 11)

     
     

    "Proxy functions and ontology." Logica 2003, Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, The Czech Republic. (June 19, 2003)

     
     Keynote Speaker
     Conference on "Mind, brain and experience: At the intersections of philosophy, science and medicine"
     
     

    Speaker.  "Consensus Views on the Character and Role of Inquiry in School Science." American Education Research Association, San Francisco. (April 15)

     
     Lectures
     

    "Why were there sense-data?", Invited lecture at the Central American Philosophical Meeting, New Orleans, February 22, 2013.

     
     

    Speaker.  "On a some-truth valued theory of conditionals." Logica, Hejnice, Czech Republic. (June 22, 2007) With Daniel Osherson

     
     Other
     

    "Arrows theorem and vagueness." Philosophy, Neuroscience and Psychology Program, Washington University, St. Louis MO. (Feb 2, 2001)

     
     

    "How much physics do 8 month olds know?." Philosophy Department, UT-Arlington, Arlington, TX. (Nov 30, 2001)

     
     

    "In defense of ordinary things." Philosophy Department, Washington University, St. Louis, MO. (Feb 1)

     
     

    "Kuhn's world changes." History and Philosophy of Science Group, Washington University, St. Louis, MO. (Feb 15, 2001)

     
     

    "Mental models: why do we need them?." International Society for History and Philosophy of Science in Science Education, Denver, CA. (Nov 8, 2001)

     
     

    "Spelke objects: What are they and what do we know about them?." International Bled Conference on Metaphysics, Bled, Slovenia. (June 6, 2001)

     
     

    "Monster Barring in Sentential Logic." University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. (MArch 30, 2000)

     
     

    "What is a logical constant?." Logica 2000, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic. (July 1, 2000)

     
     

    "Monster barring in sentential logic." Philosophy Colloquium, Texas A&M University. (March 1999)

     
     

    "Philosophy of Science Education." XXth International Congress of Philosophy, Boston, MA. (August 1998)

     
     

    "Vagueness and Logic." Bled/Dubrovnik Conference on Vagueness, Bled, Slovenia. (June 1998)

     
     

    "Vagueness and ontology." European Society for Psychology and Philosophy, Lisbon Portugal. (September 1998)

     
    Editorial Positions
     Editor for Special Issue, Science Education. (2007 - 2007)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Philosophy of Science. University of Chicago Press. (2003 - 2003)

     Other, Philosophy of Science. U of Chicago Press. (2001 - 2001)

     Other, Philosophy of Science. U of Chicago Press. (2000 - 2000)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Philosophy of Science. U Chicago Press. (2004 - 2004)

     Editorial Board, Philosophy of Science. University of Chicago Press. (1999 - 1999)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Science and Educationi. Kluwer. (2003 - 2003)

     Other, Science and Education. Kluwer. (2001 - 2001)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Science and Education. Kluwer. (2004 - 2004)

    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Ian Dove, Ph. D. Against Mathematical Fallibilism. (2003) (Thesis Director)

     Ian Dove, Ph. D. Against Mathematical Fallibilism. (2004) (Thesis Director)

     John O'Neal, Ph. D. Ontological Levels. (2005) (Thesis Director)

     John O'Neal, Ph. D. On metaphysical levels. (2007) (Thesis Director)

     Elizabeth Pesses, B. A. Conditionals and contexts. (2007) (Thesis Director)

     Elizabeth Pesses, B. A. Conditionals and contexts. (2007) (Thesis Director)

     John O'Neal, Ph. D. On metaphysical levels. (2007) (Thesis Director)

     Michael Barkasi, MA Epistemic Modals. (2011) (Thesis Director)

     Jacob Mills, Ph D. Leibniz on possible worlds. (2013) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Heather Phillips, Ph D. Choosing our beliefs. (2013) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Jacob Mills, PhD "Modality in Leibniz". (2014) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Jennifer Bulcock, Ph. D. Evidence based medicine. (2014) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Michael Barkasi, PhD Perception of Objects. (2015) (Thesis Co-Director)

     Joseph Adams, Ph .D Living storied lives. (2015) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Jennifer Bulcock, PhD "What is 'Evidence based medicine?". (2015) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Jacob Mills, Ph. D. Leibniz on modality. (Thesis Committee Member)

     Stan Husi, Ph. D Rationality and value. (Thesis Co-Director)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Soft borders and sharp colors: on the logic and ontology of everyday things, Center for the Study of Cultures (S 2005)

     Member of 2001 Program Committee, American Philosophical Association (Central Divisioni) (Aug 2000-Mar 2001)

     Member of 2003 Program Committee, American Philosophical Association (Central Division) (July 2001-present)

     Program Committee Member, American Philosophical Association