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Jeffrey-Joseph Michael Engelhardt

Department of Philosophy Phone: (917) 664-6750


223 New North jme37@georgetown.edu
Georgetown University
Washington, DC 20057

Education
Ph.D. Philosophy, Georgetown University, 2010 (Expected)
Dissertation: The Principle of the Identity of Causal Indiscernibles

Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Science, Rutgers University, 2010 (upon completion of Ph.D.)

M.A. Philosophy, Georgetown University, 2007

B.A. Summa Cum Laude Philosophy & Classics, Saint Peter’s College, 2004

Areas of Specialization Areas of Competence


Philosophy of Cognitive Science Metaphysics
Philosophy of Mind Moral Psychology
20th c. Continental

Teaching Experience
As Sole Instructor
Metaphysics, Spring 2009, Georgetown University
Moral Psychology, Fall 2008, Georgetown University
Tutorial in Ethics and Psychology, Fall 2008, Georgetown University
Introduction to Logic, Spring 2008, Georgetown University
Philosophy of Mind, Fall 2007, Georgetown University
Philosophy of Mind, Summer 2007, Georgetown University
Introduction to Philosophy, Summer 2006, Georgetown University

As Teaching Assistant (responsible for grading and leading discussion sections)


Introduction to Ethics, Georgetown University Spring 2006 (Terry Pinkard, supervising professor)
Introduction to Philosophy, Georgetown University, Fall 2005 (Mark Lance, supervising professor)

As Guest Lecturer
On Sartre, Summer 2006, Georgetown University Bachelor’s of Liberal Arts Program: The Late
Modern World (Wilfried Ver Eecke, supervising professor)
On Heidegger, Summer 2006, Georgetown University Bachelor’s of Liberal Arts Program: The Late
Modern World (Wilfried Ver Eecke, supervising professor)
On Husserl, Summer 2006, Georgetown University Bachelor’s of Liberal Arts Program: The Late
Modern World (Wilfried Ver Eecke, supervising professor)
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Logic, Saint Peter’s College, Spring 2004 (Lisa O’Neill, super-
vising professor)
On Nietzsche, Fall 2003, Saint Peter’s College (Lisa O’Neill, supervising professor)
Jeffrey-Joseph Michael Engelhardt

Research Experience
Experimental Contributor March-September 2007
Visual Attention Lab Rutgers U. Center for Cognitive Science
Experimental design and implementation.

Research Assistant Summer 2005


Linda Wetzel Georgetown University
Abstraction of literature on universals.

Honors and Awards


University Fellowship, Georgetown University, 2004–2009.
Visiting Scholar, Rutgers University Department of Philosophy, 2006–2007
Thomas M. Timlin Award, for outstanding work in philosophy, Saint Peter’s College, 2004.

Publications
“Visual Transparency,” (2009) Teorema, Vol. XXVII, No. 1, pp. 1-15

Working Papers
“Twin Causes” (2010)

“Married Causes” (2010)

Presentations
“Twin Causes” Paper presented to the 38th Annual Meeting of the Society for Exact Philosophy,
March 19 - 21, 2010 in Kansas City, Missouri.

“Causal Indiscernibility” Paper presented in the Georgetown University Graduate Colloquium Series,
April 14, 2009 Washington, DC.

“Visual Transparency” Paper presented in the Georgetown University Graduate Colloquium Series,
October 15, 2008 Washington, DC.

“Causal Exclusion, Vis viva, and Cortical Blindness” Paper presented to the Georgetown University
Dissertation Writers’ Workshop, October 6, 2008 Washington, DC.

“Psycho-neural Supervenience and Neural Recruitment” Paper presented at the 2008 meeting of the
Baltimore-DC Philosophy Conference, April 12-13, Baltimore, MD.

“Object-initiated Visual Attention and Sui Generis Mental Processes” Paper presented at the 2007
meeting of the Baltimore-DC Philosophy Conference, April 14-15, Washington, DC.

“Persistence and Language in Heraclitus’ ψυχη” Paper presented at the 2004 meeting of the SUNY
Oneonta Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, April 16-18, Oneonta, NY.

“Language and Appearance in Heraclitus” Presented at the 2004 Jesuit Undergraduate Colloquium
in Philosophy, April 2, Jersey City, NJ.
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“Brains, Vats, and Coherence Theories of Truth” Presented at the 2003 Jesuit Undergraduate Col-
loquium in Philosophy, April 2, Jersey City, NJ.

Professional Organizations
American Philosophical Association
Society for Exact Philosophy

Books Edited
The Reasons of Care, by Gerard Reach, M.D. forthcoming from Springer Publishing.

Service
Graduate Student Representative, Georgetown Undergraduate Philosophy Society, Georgetown Uni-
versity, 2004–2006

Graduate Coursework
Aristotle’s Metaphysics, Alfonso Gomez-Lobo, Fall 2004.
Seminar in Husserl, John Brough, Fall 2004.
Proseminar in Epistemology, James Mattingly, Fall 2004.
Proseminar in Metaphysics, Linda Wetzel, Spring 2005.
Seminar in Heidegger, William Blattner, Spring 2005.
Kant’s Ethics, Nancy Sherman, Spring 2005.
Proseminar in Ethics, Mark Murphy, Fall 2005.
From Pragmatics to Semantics, Mark Lance, Fall 2005.
Seminar in Heidegger II, William Blattner, Fall 2005.
Tutorial in Intentionality, Wayne A. Davis, Spring 2006.
Pragmatist Epistemologies, William Blattner, Spring 2006.
Context & Language, Stephen Gross, Spring 2006.
Proseminar in Cognitive Science, Zenon Pylyshyn & Alvin I. Goldman, Fall 2006.
Seminar in Cognitive Science IV: Objects & Places, Zenon Pylyshyn, Fall 2006.
Advanced Seminar in Philosophy of Mind, Jerry A. Fodor, Spring 2007.
Seminar in Cognitive Science III: Computation and Cognition, Jacob Feldman, Spring 2007.
Programming Concepts and Tools, Ajay Bansal, Fall 2008.

Language Skills
Latin: Read with fair ability
Attic Greek: Read with fair ability

Computer Skills
Expert: Microsoft Office
Intermediate: C++ , LATEX
Basic: Matlab
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References
Wayne A. Davis, Ph.D. Zenon P. Pylyshyn, Ph.D.
Professor Board of Governor’s Professor
Department of Philosophy Center for Cognitive Science
219 New North RUCCS A127
Georgetown University Rutgers University
Washington, DC 20057 Piscataway, NJ 08854-8020
(202) 687-7445 (732) 445-0635
davisw@georgetown.edu zenon@ruccs.rutgers.edu

James Mattingly, Ph.D. Georges Rey, Ph.D.


Associate Professor Professor
Department of Philosophy Department of Philosophy
221 New North Skinner Hall
Georgetown University University of Maryland
Washington, DC 20057 College Park, MD 20742
(202) 687-2592 (301) 405-5707
jmm67@georgetown.edu georey@earthlink.edu

Linda Wetzel, Ph.D. Mark Lance, Ph.D.


Associate Professor Professor
Department of Philosophy Department of Philosophy
232 New North 225 New North
Georgetown University Georgetown University
Washington, DC 20057 Washington, DC 20057
(202) 687-4519 (202) 687-4531
wetzell@georgetown.edu lancem@georgetown.edu