Curriculum Vitae: JAY FRANK ROSENBERG

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Books

Invited Chapters

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Professional Affiliations

Journal Articles

Proceedings & Reviews


Email:

 

jfr@email.unc.edu

 

Born:

18 April 1942; Chicago, IL, USA

 

Citizenship:

USA

 

Education:

B.A., Reed College, Portland, Oregon,

1963

 

M.A., University of Pittsburgh

1964

 

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

1966

 Employment:      University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

1966-70

 

Associate Professor of Philosophy

1970-74

 

Professor of Philosophy

1974-87

 

Assistant Chairman, Philosophy

1975-76,77-78

 

Director of Graduate Studies

1980-82

 

Chairman, Philosophy Department

1984-89

 

Taylor Grandy Professor of Philosophy

1987-present

 

Acting Chairman, Philosophy

Spring, 1993

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Grants, Awards, and Research Appointments:

 

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship

 

1976-77

 

Participant, interdisziplinäre Forschungsjahr,
Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Forschung,
Universität Bielefeld, West Germany

 

1978-79

 

Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship,
Heidelberg, West Germany

 

1982-83

 

Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship,
Bielefeld, West Germany

 

1989-90

 

Participant, Research Group Mind and Brain,
Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Forschung,
Universität Bielefeld, West Germany

 

1989-90

 

Faculty Fellow, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, Chapel Hill

 

Fall, 1991

 

W. N. Reynolds Leave

 

1995-96

 

Fulbright Senior Research Fellow, Universität Bielefeld, Germany

 

1995-96

 

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for University Teachers

 

Fall, 1999

 

Alexander von Humboldt Research Award
Tübingen, Bielefeld

 

2000, 2002-3

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Professional Organizations:

 

American Association of University Professors

 

Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology

 

American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division

 

 Program Committee, 1973, 1974

 

 Chair,Council of Departmental Chairs, 1988-89

 

 Committee on International Cooperation, 1988-91

 

North American Kant Society

 

Gesellschaft für analytische Philosophie

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Additional Professional Service:

 

Editorial Board, Philosophical Perspectives series

 

Editorial Board, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research

 

Editorial Board, Nous

 

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Publications


Books

Readings in the Philosophy of Language, co-edited with Charles Travis; Prentice-Hall, Inc.; Englewood Cliffs, NJ; 1971.

Linguistic Representation, D. Reidel Publishing Co.; Dordrecht, Holland; 1974.
· Pallas Paperback edition, 1978; · Second edition, 1981.

The Practice of Philosophy, Prentice-Hall, Inc.; Englewood Cliffs, NJ; 1978
· Second edition, revised and enlarged, 1984.
· Third edition, newly revised and enlarged, Prentice-Hall, Inc.; Upper Saddle River, NJ; 1996.

One World and Our Knowledge of It, D. Reidel Publishing Co.; Dordrecht, Holland; 1980.

Thinking Clearly About Death, Prentice-Hall, Inc.; Englewood Cliffs, NJ.; 1983.
· Second edition, revised and enlarged; Hackett Publishing Co.; Indianapolis, IN, and Cambridge, MA; 1998.

Philosophieren: Ein Handbuch für Anfänger, (German translation of The Practice of Philosophy, second edition); Verlag Vittorio Klostermann; Frankfurt am Main, Germany; 1986.

The Thinking Self, Temple University Press; Philadelphia, PA; 1986.

Beyond Formalism: Naming and Necessity for Human Beings, Temple University Press;
Philadelphia, PA; 1994

Three Conversations About Knowing, Hackett Publishing Co.; Indianapolis, IN, and Cambridge, MA; 2000

Thinking About Knowing, Oxford University Press; Oxford; 2002

Accessing Kant, Oxford University Press; Oxford: 2005

Wilfrid Sellars: Fusing the Images, Oxford University Press; Oxford: 2007

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Invited Chapters

"The Elusiveness of Categories, the Archimedean Dilemma, and the Nature of Man", in Action, Knowledge, and Reality: Studies in Honor of Wilfrid Sellars, edited by H-N Castaneda; Bobbs-Merrill, Inc.; 1975; pp. 147-84.

Comments on Charles Landesman’s "Remarks on Reference and Action", in Issues in the Philosophy of Language, edited by A.F. MacKay and D. Merrill; Yale University Press; 1976; pp. 119-28.

"Linguistic Roles and Proper Names", in The Philosophy of Wilfrid Sellars: Queries and Extensions, edited by J. Pitt; D. Reidel Publishing Co.; 1978; pp. 189-216.

"Transcendental Arguments and Pragmatic Epistemology" in Transcendental Arguments and Science, edited by P. Bieri, R.P. Horstmann, and L. Krüger; D. Reidel Publishing Co.; 1979, pp. 245-62.

"Russell and the Form of Outer Sense", in Bertrand Russell Memorial Volume, edited by G.W. Roberts; George Allen & Unwin, Ltd.; 1979; pp. 285-303.

"On Understanding the Difficulty in Understanding Understanding", in Meaning and Understanding, edited by H. Parret and J. Bouveresse; Walter de Gruyter; 1980; pp. 29-43.

"A Note on the Ethical Implications of Psychiatric Diagnosis", in Psychiatric Diagnosis, edited by J. Agassi; Balaban International Science Services; 1981, pp. 165-74.

"Conversation and Intelligence", in Knowledge and Representation, edited by B. DeGelder; Routledge & Kegan Paul, Ltd.; 1982; pp. 155-69.

"Wilfrid Sellars’ Philosophy of Mind" in Contemporary Philosophy, 4: Philosophy of Mind, ed. by Guttorm Floistad; Martinus Nijhoff Publishers; 1983, pp. 417-39.

Bemerkungen zu "Über ‘Transzendental’" von Jürgen Mittelstrass, in Bedingungen der Möglichkeit, edited by W. Vossenkuhl and E. Schaper; Klett-Cotta-Verlag; 1984, pp. 194-98.

"Science and the Epistemic Authority of Logical Analysis, in Reason and Rationality in Natural Science, edited by N. Rescher; University Press of America; 1985, pp. 1-26.

"Castaneda’s Ontology", in Hector-Neri Castaneda, edited by J. Tomberlin; D. Reidel Publishing Co., (Dordrecht, Holland; 1986), pp. 141-166.

"’I think’: Reflections on Kant’s "Paralogisms"", in Midwest Studies in Philosophy, Vol. X: Philosophy of Mind, edited by Peter French, et al; University of Minnesota Press, (Minneapolis; 1986), pp. 496-523.

"Transzendentale Argumente und Pragmatische Erkenntnistheorie", in Analytische Philosophie der Erkenntnis, edited by Peter Bieri; Athenäum Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, pp. 436-53. (German translation of "Transcendental Arguments and Pragmatic Epistemology", see above)

"On Not Knowing What or Who One Is: Reflections on the Intelligibility of Dualism", in Topoi, Special issue on Self-Knowledge and Self-Awareness, Willem deVries, ed., Vol. 6, (1987), pp. 55-61.

"Phenomenological Ontology Revisited: A Bergmannian Retrospective", in Philosophical Perspectives, Volume 1: Metaphysics, J. Tomberlin, ed., 1987, pp. 387-404.

"E.M. Adams and the Modern Mind: A Philosophical Rencontre", in Value Theory, Epistemology, and Metaphysics: Essays in Honor of E.M. Adams, David Weissbord, ed., Ridgeview Press, 1989.

"’Tractarian States’ and Folk Psychological Explanation", in The Future of Folk Psychology: Intentionality and Cognitive Science, J. Greenwood, ed., Cambridge University Press, 1991, pp. 226-41.

"Socrates and Philosophy", in Adventures in Ideas, Warren Nord, ed., Program in the Humanities & Human Values, (Chapel Hill, NC; 1991), pp. 31-5.

"Sellars, Wilfrid Stalker", entry in A Companion to Epistemology, J. Dancy & E. Sosa, eds., Basil Blackwell, (Oxford; 1992), pp. 470-2.

"Another Look at Proper Names", in Philosophical Perspectives, Volumes 7, Language and Logic, 1993; J. Tomberlin, ed., Ridgeview Publishing Co., (Atascadero, CA; 1993), 505-30.

"Rules and Regularities Revisited", in Language, Mind, and Art: Essays in Appreciation and Analysis in Honor of Paul Ziff, D. Jamieson, ed., Kluwer Academic Publishers (Dordrecht, Holland; 1994), pp. 23-37.

"Determinate and Determinable", "Self-Consciousness", "Sellars, Wilfrid Stalker", entries in A Companion to Metaphysics, J. Kim & E. Sosa, eds., Basil Blackwell, (Oxford, 1995), pp. 115-17, 456-59.

"The Dispute on the Indeterminacy of Translation", in Sprachphilosophie/Philosophy of Language, Vol. 2, M. Dascal et al, eds., (Walter de Gruyter; Berlin and New York: 1996), pp. 1050-57.

"On a Certain Antinomy", in Philosophical Perspectives: Vol 10; Metaphysics, 1996, J. Tomberlin, ed., Blackwell Publishers, (Cambridge, MA & Oxford; 1996), pp. 357-83.

"Kantian Schemata and the Unity of Perception", in Language and Thought, Alex Burri, ed., Walter de Gruyter Verlag, (Berlin and New York; 1997), pp. 175-90.

"Identity and Substance in Hume and Kant", Topoi, Special issue on Identity and Essence, Giuseppe Varnier, et al, eds., Vol. 19, No. 2, 2000, pp. 137-45.

"Spontaneity Unchained: An Essay in Darwinian Epistemology", in Idealismus als Theorie der Representation?, Ralph Schumacher, ed., (Mentis Verlag; Berlin: 2001), pp. 181-209.

"Sellars, Wilfrid Stalker", entry in A Companion to Analytic Philosophy, A. Martinich & D. Sosa, eds., (Blackwell Publishing Ltd; Oxford: 2001), pp. 239-53.

"How Not to Misunderstand Peirce - A Pragmatist Account of Truth", in What is Truth?, Richard Schantz, ed., Walter de Gruyter Verlag, (Berlin and New York, 2002), pp. 283-98.

“Was epistemische Externalisten vergessen”, in C. U. Moulines & K-G. Niebergall, eds., Argument und Analyse , (mentis Verlag GmbH; Paderborn, Germany: 2002), pp. 15-31.

“Sellarsian Seeing: In Search of Perceptual Authority”, in Ralph Schumacher, ed., Perception , (mentis Verlag GmbH;   Paderborn, Germany: 2003), pp. 262-85.

Comments on Mara Beller, “Neither Modernist Nor Postmodernist:  A Third Way”, in Martin Carrier, et al, eds., Knowledge and the World: Challenges Beyond the Science Wars, (Springer Verlag; Berlin, Germany: 2004), pp. 288-92.

“Ryleans and Outlookers: Wilfrid Sellars on ‘Mental States’”, in The American Philosophers, Peter A. French and Howard K. Wettstein, eds., Midwest Studies in Philosophy, 28, 2004, pp. 239-65.

“Reassessing Immortality:  The Makropulos Case Revisited”, in The Good, the Right, Life, and Death, ed. Richard Feldman, Kris McDaniel, Jason R. Raibley, and Michael J. Zimmerman (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2005).

“Scientific Values and the Value of Science”, in Martin Carrier, Don Howard, and Janet Kourany, eds., The Challenge of the Social and the Pressure of Practice: Science and Values Revisited, University of Pittsburgh Press; (Pittsburgh, PA: 2007).

 

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Journal Articles

"New Perspectives on the Tractatus", Dialogue, IV, 4, 1966, pp. 506-17.

"Tensed Discourse and the Eliminability of Tenses", Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 16, No. 63, 1966, pp. 146-50.

"Synonymy and the Epistemology of Linguistics", Inquiry, Vol. 10, No. 4, 1967, pp. 405-20.

"Wittgenstein’s Theory of Language as Picture", American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1968, pp. 18-30.
· Reprinted in The Philosophy of Wittgenstein: The Early Philosophy -- Language as Picture,
John V. Canfield, ed., Garland Publishing, (New York; 1985)

"Bergmann on Time--Showing and Saying", Mind, Vol. LXXVII, N.S. No. 306, 1968, pp. 279-87.

"Intentionality and Self in the Tractatus", Nous, II, 4, 1968, pp. 341-58.
· Reprinted in The Philosophy of Wittgenstein: "My World and Its Value", John V. Canfield, ed., Garland Publishing, (New York; 1985)

"Notes on Goodman’s Nominalism", Philosophical Studies, XXI, 1-2, 1970, pp. 19-24.

"Wittgenstein’s Self-Criticisms, or ‘Whatever Happened to the Picture Theory?", Nous, IV, 3, 1970, pp. 209-23.

"The Problem of Evil Revisited—A Reply to Schlesinger", Journal of Value Inquiry, IV, 1970, pp. 212-18.

"What’s Happening in Philosophy of Language Today—A Metaphysician’s-Eye View", American Philosophical Quarterly, 9, 1, 1972, pp. 101-6.

"Russell on Negative Facts", Nous, VI, 1, 1972, pp. 27-40.

"One Way of Understanding Time", Philosophia, 2, 4, 1972, pp. 283-301.

"How to Talk About Pigs", Canadian Journal of Philosophy, III, 3, 1974, pp. 389-403.

"The ‘Given’ and How to Take It—Some Reflections on Phenomenal Ontology", Metaphilosophy, 6, 3-4, 1975, pp. 303-37.

"Transcendental Arguments Revisited", Journal of Philosophy, LXXII, 18, 1975, pp. 611-24.
· Reprinted in Kant: Critical Assessments, edited by Ruth Chadwick; Routledge; 1992.

"The Concept of Linguistic Correctness", Philosophical Studies, 30, 1976, pp. 171-84.

"Reply to Stroud", Philosophical Studies, 31, 1977, pp. 117-21.

"Speaking Lions", Canadian Journal of Philosophy, VII, 1, 1977, pp. 155-60.

"On Strawson: Sounds, Skepticism, and Necessity", Philosophia, 8, 1-2, 1978, pp. 405-19.

"Coupling, Retheoretization, and the Correspondence Principle", Synthese, 45, 1980, pp. 351-85.

"Apperception and Sartre’s ‘Pre-Reflective Cogito’", American Philosophical Quarterly, 18, 3, 1981, pp. 255-9.

"Philosophy’s Self-Image: A Reply to Rorty", Analyse & Kritik, 4, 1982, pp. 114-28.

"The Place of Color in the Scheme of Things: A Roadmap to Sellars Carus Lectures", The Monist, 65, 3, 1982.

"Bodies, Corpses, and Chunks of Matter—A Reply to Carter", Mind, Vol. XCIII, 1984, pp. 419-22.

"Die Autorität der logischen Analyse—Einige Provokationen", Neue Hefte für Philosophie, 26, 1986, pp. 69-88.

"About Competence and Performance", Philosophical Papers, Vol. XVII, No. 1, 1988, pp. 33-49.

"Comparing the Incommensurable: Another Look at Convergent Realism", Philosophical Studies, 54, 1988, pp. 163-193.

"Why the Theory of Knowledge Isn’t the Same as Epistemology and What It Might Be Instead", Philosophical Papers, XVIII, 2, 1989, pp. 173-180.

"Fusing the Images: Nachruf for Wilfrid Sellars", Journal for General Philosophy of Science (Zeitschrift für allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie), Vol. XXI, No. 1, 1990, pp. 3-25.

"Treating Connectionism Properly: Reflections on Smolensky", Psychological Research, 52, 1990, pp. 163-74.

"Connectionism and Cognition", Acta Analytica, No. 6, December 1990, pp. 33-46.
· Reprinted in Mind Design, 2nd edition, edited by John Haugeland, 1996.

"Raiders of the Lost Distinction: Richard Rorty and the Search for the Last Dichotomy", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 53, No. 1, 1993, pp. 195-214.

"Comments on Peter van Inwagen’s Material Beings", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 53, 1993, pp. 701-8.

"Comments on Bechtel, "Levels of Description and Explanation in Cognitive Science"", Minds & Machines, 4, 1, 1994, pp. 27-37.

"Rules and Realism Redux: A Reply to Hanna", Philosophia, 23, 1994, pp. 309-322.

"Brandom’s Making It Explicit, A First Encounter", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, LVII, 1, 1996, pp. 179-87.

"Descartes’ Skeptical Argument", Logical analysis and History of philosophy, 1, 1998, pp. 209-32.

"Kant and the Problem of Simultaneous Causation", International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 6 (2), 1998, pp. 167-88.

"The Identity of Indiscernibles: Some Tractarian Reflections", Acta Analytica, 21, 1998, pp. 11-29.

"Scrutinizing a Trade", Philosophical Issues, 10, 2000, pp. 58-66. Spanish translation: "Comentarios sobre 'Contextualismo y externismo' de Robert Fogelin", Teorema, 19, 2000, pp. 71-9.

"Perception and Inner Sense: A Problem about Direct Awareness", Philosophical Studies, 101, 2000, pp. 143-60.

"Wilfrid Sellars und die Theorie-Theorie", Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie, 48, 2000, pp. 639-655.

“Red Triangles and Speckled Hens: Critical Notice of BonJour and Sosa on Epistemic Justification”, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 12, 2004, pp. 463-77.

Philosophy:  What is to be Done? — Bleak Prospects”, Topoi, 25, 2006, pp. 97-99.

“Still mythic after all those years: On Alston’s latest defense of the Given”, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 72, 1, 2006, pp. 177-93.

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Proceedings

"Comments on Markku Leppäkoski, ‘The Transcendental Schemata’", Proceedings of the Eighth International Kant Congress, Vol. I, Part 3, ed. Hoke Robinson, Marquette University Press, (Marquette, MI; 1996), pp. 1341-45.

“Troubles for Truth-Tracking: A New Look at Some Old Scenarios”, in, Löffler, W. and P. Weingartner, eds., Knowledge and Belief: Proceedings of the 26th International Wittgenstein Symposium, 2004.

Reviews

Nicholas Wolterstorff, On Universals, Philosophical Review, LXXXI, 3, 1972, pp. 382-7.

Panayot Butchvarov, Being qua Being, Nous, 16, 1982, pp. 143-49.

Nelson Goodman, Ways of Worldmaking, Nous, 16, 1982, pp. 307-11.

Hector-Neri Castaneda, On Philosophical Method, Philosophical Review, 91, 1982, pp. 307-11.

Ruth Garrett Millikan, Language, Thought, and Other Biological Categories, Nous, 21, 1987, pp. 430-434.

David Papineau, Reality and Representation, Philosophical Review, 100, 1991, pp. 109-11.

Johanna Seibt, Properties as Processes: A Synoptic Study of Wilfrid Sellars’ Nominalism, Mind, 100, 2, 1991, pp. 305-8.

“Not Just for the Armchair”, review of The Future for Philosophy, ed. Brian Leiter, (Clarendon Press; Oxford: 2004), The Times Literary Supplement, 30 Sept 2005.

 

 

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