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Richard Creath

School of Life Sciences
Faculty
Campus:
TEMPE
Mailcode:
4501

Biography

Richard Creath is a philosopher of science primarily interested in what makes one scientific claim more worth believing than another. In particular he studies the role of logic, mathematics, scientific methods, and even philosophy within science. Scientific claims are to be tested by experience. However, the claims of logic, method, and the like seem to be presupposed in any such test, sothe test cannot offer support to them.

Creath¿s approach in sorting this out involves the careful historical study of the clash between two of the most important and influential philosophers of science of the twentieth century, Rudolf Carnap and W.V. Quine. Understanding and evaluating their developing arguments and perspectives provides important insights that are still relevant to the current understanding of scientific knowledge.

Education

PhD, 1975, Philosophy University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA

Publications

  • Richard Creath, “Quine’s Challenge to Carnap”, in The Cambridge Companion to Carnap, Michael Friedman and Richard Creath, eds. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007) 316-35
  • Richard Creath, “The Gentle Strength of Tolerance: The Logical Syntax of Language and Carnap’s Philosophical Programme”, in Carnap’s The Logical Syntax of Language, Pierre Wagner, ed. (Houndsmills, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillian, 2009) 203-214.
  • Richard Creath, “The Role of History in Science”, Journal of the History of Biology, 43: 207-214
  • Richard Creath, “The Construction of Reason: Kant, Carnap, Kuhn and Beyond” in Discourse on a New Method, Michael Dickson and Mary Domski, eds. (Chicago and La Salle, IL: Open Court Publications, 2010) 493-509
  • Richard Creath, “Analyticity in the Theoretical Language: Is a Different Account Really Necessary?” in Rudolf Carnap and the Legacy of Logical Empiricism, Richard Creath, ed. (Dordrecht: Springer, 2012) 57-66

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  • . . Review of: Carnap, Tarski, and Quine at Harvard: Conversations on Logic, Mathematics, and Science (2014).
  • Richard Creath. (Anti-)Metaphysics in the Thirties: And Why Should Anyone Care Now?. Philosophy of Science in Europe: European Philosophy of Science and the Viennese Heritage (2013).
  • Richard Creath. Analyticity in the Theoretical Language: Is a Different Account Really Necessary?. Carnap and the Legacy of Logical Empiricism (Vienna: Springer) (2012).
  • Richard Creath. Before Explication. Carnap's Ideal of Explication (2012).
  • Richard Creath. Editorial. Rudolf Carnap and the Legacy of Logical Empiricism (2012).
  • Richard Creath. Rudolf Carnap and the Legacy of Logical Empiricism. (2012).
  • Richard Creath. The Construction of Reason: Kant, Carnap, Kuhn, and Beyond. Discourse on a New Method, Michael Dickson and Mary Domski, eds (2010).
  • Richard Creath. The Role of History in Science. Journal of the History of Biology (2010).
  • Richard Creath. Willard van Orman Quine. The Routledge Companion to Epistemology (2010).
  • Richard Creath. Gentle Strength of Tolerance: The Logical Syntax of Language and Philosophical Programme. Carnap's The Logical Syntax of Language (2009).
  • Richard Creath. The Role of History in Science. Journal of the History of Biology (2009).
  • Richard Creath. The Apparent A Priori and Four Things to Do About It. Naturalism, Reference, and Ontology: Essays in Honor of Roger F. Gibson (2008).
  • Michael Friedman and Richard Creath. The Cambridge Companion to Carnap. (2008).
  • Richard Creath. Carnap's Posthumous Career. The Cambridge Companion to Carnap (2007).
  • Richard Creath. Quine's Challenge to Carnap. The Cambridge Companion to Carnap (2007).
  • Richard Creath. Vienna, the City of Quine's Dreams. The Cambridge Companion to Logical Empiricism (2007).
  • Richard Creath. Postowie. Empiryzm. Semantyka. Ontologia (2005).
  • Creath, Richard, Friedman, Michael. The Cambridge Companion to Carnap. (2005).
  • Creath, Richard. Postowie. (2005).
  • Richard Creath. Carnap's Program and Quine's Question. Carnap Brought Home (2004).
  • Richard Creath. Quine on the Intelligibility and Relevance of Analyticity. Cambridge Companion to Quine (2004).
  • . . Review of: Logical Empiricism (2004).
  • Richard Creath. The Linguistic Doctrine and Conventionality: The Main Argument in "Carnap and Logical Truth". Logical Empiricism in North America (2003).
  • Richard Creath, Jane Maienschein. Introduction. Biology and Epistemology (2000).
  • Creath, Richard, Maienschein, Jane Ann. Biology and Epistemology. (2000).
  • Richard Creath. Logical Empiricism. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (on-Line) (0).
  • Richard Creath. Logical Empiricism (substantive revision). Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (on-Line) (0).
  • Richard Creath. Modernism in the 20th Century: Architecture, Design, and More. [Web video] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-b1CIVWVXM (0).
  • Richard Creath. History as a Part of Science [blog entry]. (0).

Research Activity

  • Creath,Richard*. FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR CARNAP COLLECTED WORKS. NSF-SBE(8/1/2000 - 7/31/2001).
  • Creath,Richard*. ANALYTICITY: CARNAP, QUINE & THE STRUCTURE OF SCIENCE. NSF-SBE(6/1/1996 - 11/30/1998).
  • Creath,Richard*. ANALYTICITY: THE CARNAP-QUINE DEBATE. NSF(6/1/1987 - 5/31/1989).

Courses

Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
PHI 314 Philosophy of Science
HPS 314 Philosophy of Science
BIO 394 Special Topics
HON 394 Special Topics
HPS 493 Honors Thesis
HPS 591 Seminar
PHI 591 Seminar
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
HPS 314 Philosophy of Science
PHI 314 Philosophy of Science
HPS 394 Special Topics
HPS 512 Philosophy of Science
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
HPS 492 Honors Directed Study
HPS 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
HPS 322 History of Science
HPS 322 History of Science
HPS 322 History of Science
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
HPS 322 History of Science
HPS 322 History of Science
HPS 322 History of Science
SOS 498 Pro-Seminar
SSH 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
HON 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 511 History of Science
PHI 599 Thesis
HPS 615 Biology and Society Lab
BIO 615 Biology and Society Lab
Spring 2013
Course Number Course Title
PHI 314 Philosophy of Science
HPS 314 Philosophy of Science
HPS 394 Special Topics
PHI 394 Special Topics
PHI 590 Reading and Conference
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
BIO 189 Life Sciences Career Paths
PHI 403 Contemp Analytic Philosophy
HPS 494 Special Topics
HPS 598 Special Topics
BIO 615 Biology and Society Lab
HPS 615 Biology and Society Lab
Spring 2012
Course Number Course Title
PHI 499 Individualized Instruction
PHI 592 Research
PHI 599 Thesis
PHI 790 Reading and Conference
Fall 2012
Course Number Course Title
PHI 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
PHI 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
BIO 615 Biology and Society Lab
HPS 615 Biology and Society Lab

Presentations

  • Richard Creath. Religion and Science: Galileo and Gould. Occasional lecture, Friendship Village of Tempe, Tempe, AZ (Oct 2014).
  • Richard Creath. Modernism in the Twentieth Century. Global Classroom, Joint ASU-Leuphana Meeting (Sep 2014).
  • Richard Creath. The Menace of Magisteria. Internat. Soc. for Hist. Phil. Social. Studies of Biology, Montepelier, France (Jul 2014).
  • Richard Creath. Metaphysics and the Unity of Science: Two Hundred Years of Controversy. Integrated History and Philosophy of Science 5, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria (Jun 2014).
  • Richard Creath. Turning Point: Quine's Indeterminacy of Translation at Middle Age. Society for the Study of the History of Analytic Philosophy, Montreal, Quebec (May 2014).
  • Richard Creath. Turning Point: Quine's Indeterminacy of Translation at Middle Age. Department Colloquium, Philosophy Departments, U. of St. Andrews (Mar 2014).
  • Richard Creath. Carnap and Ontology: Foreign Travel and Domestic Understanding. Department Collquium, Philosophy Department, University of Sterling, Stirling, Scotland (Mar 2014).
  • Richard Creath. Global Architecture and the Modern World. Global Classroom Joint ASU-Leuphana Meeeting (Sep 2013).
  • Richard Creath. The Logical and the Analytic. Carnap on Logic Workshop, University of Munich, Munich, Germany (Jul 2013).
  • Richard Creath. Carnap's Aufbau and Quine's Objection. Society for the Study of the History of Analytic Philosophy, Bloomington, IN (May 2013).
  • Richard Creath. Interdisciplinarity and Epistemic Value. MBL-ASU Seminar in the History of Biology: Sustainability, MBL, Woods Hole, MA (May 2013).
  • Richard Creath. The Menace of Magisteria. ASU Graduate Student Conference (Apr 2013).
  • Richard Creath. Carnap's Breath of Fresh Air. Carnap and Kuhn Conference, Center for Philosophy of Science, U. Pittsburgh, Pgh. PA (Oct 2012).
  • Richard Creath. "Metaphysics in the Thirties: And Why Should Anyone Care Now?". Society for the Study of Analytical Philosophy, McMaster U. Hamilton, Ont., Canada (May 2012).
  • Richard Creath. Galileo and the Church. President's Community Enhancement Program (Jan 2012).
  • Richard Creath. Metaphysics in the Thirties: And Why Should Anyone Care Now?. European Philosophy of Science and the Viennese Heritage, Vienna, Austria (Dec 2011).
  • Richard Creath. Carnap¿s Linguistic Pluralism in Observation and Theory", 14th International Congress for Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Nancy, France, July 22, 2011. 14th Internat. Congress, Log. Meth. & Phil. Sci., Nancy France (Jul 2011).
  • Richard Creath. Issues in Open Access for Recent Materials. Digital HPS (Hist.& Phil. of Sci.) Workshop, Cal Tech, Pasadena, CA (Apr 2011).
  • Richard Creath. Carnap and Ontology: Foreign Travel and Domestic Understanding. American Philosophical Assn. San Diego, CA (Apr 2011).
  • Richard Creath. Carnap's Aufbau and Quine's Objection. Workshop presentation, Inst. for the Hist. and Phil. of Sci. and Technology, U Toronto (Mar 2011).
  • Richard Creath. Remarks on Research and Teaching. President¿s Professors & Regent¿s Professors Ceremony, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (Feb 2011).
  • Richard Creath. Carnap Then and Now. Early Analytic Philosophy Workshop, Soochow Univ., Taipei, Taiwan (Dec 2010).
  • Richard Creath. Carnap's Aufbau and Quine's Objection. Early Analytic Philoosophy Conference, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan (Dec 2010).
  • Richard Creath. Problems and Changes in Quine's Discussion of Simplicity. HOPOS (History of the Philosophy of Science) Conference, Central European University, Budapest, Hun (Jun 2010).
  • Richard Creath. Analyticity in the Theoretical Language: Is a Different Account Really Necessary?. Conference: Carnap andf the Legacy of Logical Positivism, Vienna Circle Institute, Vienna, Austria (Jun 2010).
  • Richard Creath. Simplicity as a Theoretical Virtue. Rottman Center Collquium, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont., CA (Apr 2010).
  • Richard Creath. The Role of History in Science. ISHPSSB, Brisbane Australia (Jun 2009).
  • Richard Creath. Before Explication. Carnap's Ideal of Explication: Logic, Matalogic, and Wissenschaftslogik, Paris (May 2009).
  • Richard Creath. The Role of Theory. MBL History of Science Seminar (May 2009).
  • Richard Creath. Before Explication. Early Analytic Philosophy IUPU Forth Wayne (Apr 2009).
  • Creath, Richard. Turning Point: Quine's Indeterminacy of Translation at Middle Age. Philosophy Department Colloquium, Indiana-Purdue at Fort Wayne (Dec 2006).
  • Creath, Richard. The Gentle Strength of Tolerance: Carnap's Program and The Logical Syntax of Language. Philosophy Department Colloquium (Nov 2006).
  • Creath, Richard. The Career of Simplicity in Quine's Philosophy of Science. Biennial Mtg, Philos. of Sci. Assn (Nov 2006).
  • Creath, Richard. Logic and Analyticity. 6th Internat. Conf., German Soc. for Analytic Philosophy, Free Univ (Sep 2006).
  • Creath, Richard. Turning Point: Quine's Indeterminacy of Translation at Middle Age. Invited Lecture, Minnesaota Center for the Philosophy of Science (May 2006).
  • Creath, Richard. The Future of the History and Philosophy of Biology. Southwest Colloquium in the History and Philosophy of Biology (Apr 2006).
  • Creath, Richard. The Gentle Strength of Tolerance: How The Logical Syntax of Language Produced a Positive Philosophic Program. Conference: Carnap and The Logical Syntax of Language, Paris, France (Oct 2005).
  • Creath, Richard. The Construction of Reason, Kant, Carnap, Kuhn and Beyond. Austin and Hempel Public Lecture, Dalhousie Univ (Dec 2004).
  • Creath, Richard. Turning Point: Quine's Indeterminacy of Translation at Middle Age. Austin and Hempel Lecture, Philosophy Department, Dalhousie Univ (Dec 2004).
  • Creath, Richard. The Construction of Reason: Kant, Carnap, Kuhn and Beyond. Philosophy Department, University of British Columbia (Nov 2004).
  • Creath, Richard. The Construction of Reason: Kant, Carnap, Kuhn and Beyond. Conference: Synthesis and the Growth of Knowledge (Oct 2004).
  • Creath, Richard. Interdisciplinarity. Further Directions for the Internat Soc. for the Hist., Phil., and Social Studies of Biol. Workshop (Sep 2004).
  • Creath, Richard. On Oral History. 5th International History of the Philosophy of Science Conference (Jun 2004).
  • Creath, Richard. Quine's Naturalism and Metaphysics. Lecture as official opponent at doctoral defense (Jun 2004).
  • Creath, Richard. The Unity of Quine's Argument Against Analyticity. Department Colloquium, University of British Columbia (Apr 2004).
  • Creath, Richard. On the Future of the Profession. Southwest Colloquium in the History and Philosophy of Biology (Mar 2004).
  • Creath, Richard. Turning Point: Quine's Indeterminacy of Translation at Middle Age. Colloquium, Philoosphy Department, ASU
  • Creath, Richard. "Cassirer's History of Hope". ISHPSSB Biennial Meeting
  • Creath, Richard. "Galileo: Science and Religion".

Service

  • AAAS, elected incoming Chair, Section L, History and Philosophy of Science (2009 - Present)
  • Honors Disciplinary Faculty, committee member (2009 - Present)
  • Fonds quebecois de la recherche sur la societe et la culture, referee (2008 - Present)
  • CLAS, Sparked Synapse Project, Faculty Advisor and Editor (2008 - Present)
  • Honors College, Fulbright Selection Committee Member (2008 - Present)
  • Mind, referee (2008 - Present)
  • Vienna Circle Institute Yearbooks, Editorial Board Member (2008 - Present)
  • Vienna Circle Institute, board member (2008 - Present)
  • Vienna Circle Institute Yearbooks, editorial board (2008 - Present)
  • Philosophical Studies, editorical board (2007 - Present)
  • Philosophical Studies, Editorial Board Member (2007 - Present)
  • Honors College, Marshall Scholarship practice interviews (2006 - Present)
  • Oxford University Press, Referee (2006 - Present)
  • Honors College, Rhodes Scholarship practice interviews (2006 - Present)
  • Cambridge University Press, Referee (2005 - Present)
  • Carnap Collection Committee, University of Pittsburgh, Committee member (2005 - Present)
  • Honors College, Human Event Science Committee, Member (2005 - Present)
  • NSF, Referee (2005 - Present)
  • Rudolf Carnap Heirs and Trust, Literary advisor (2005 - Present)
  • Philosophy of Science, Editorial Board Member (2004 - Present)
  • Honors College, Honors Faculty Council, Member (2003 - Present)
  • SoLS, Program in History and Philosophy of Science, Director (2003 - Present)
  • Archive of Scientific Philosophy, Editorial Board Member (2002 - Present)
  • Archives of Scientific Philosophy, editorial board (2002 - Present)
  • Carnap Collected Works, General editor (2000 - Present)
  • Carnap Collected Works, General Editor (2000 - Present)
  • Carnap Collection Committee University of Pittsburgh, committee member (1981 - Present)
  • Amer. Phil. Assn. East. Division, Advisory Committee to the Program Committee (2014 - 2017)
  • Philosophy of Biology Search Committee, Chair (2014 - 2015)
  • Graduate Committee, committee member (2014 - 2014)
  • History and Philosophy of Science Program, School of Life Sciences, Director (2014 - 2014)
  • many journals, referee (2014 - 2014)
  • Journal of the History of Analytical Philosophy, Advisory Board Member (2012 - 2014)
  • Philosophical Studies, Editorial Board (2012 - 2014)
  • Vienna Circle Institute, Board Member (2012 - 2014)
  • Vienna Circle Institute Yearbooks, Editorial Board (2012 - 2014)
  • Archives of Scientific Philosophy, Editorial Board (2011 - 2014)
  • Barrett Honors College, Associated Faculty (2011 - 2014)
  • Carnap Collected Works, General editor (2000 - 2014)
  • Carnap Collection Committee University of Pittsburgh, committee member (1981 - 2014)
  • Rhodes/Marshall Interview Committee, Interviewer for ASU students (2014 - 2014)
  • Graduate Committee, committee member (2012 - 2013)
  • History and Philosophy of Science Program, School of Life Sciences, Director (2012 - 2013)
  • Marine Biological Laboratory, Adjunct Scientist (2012 - 2013)
  • Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, Member, History and Philosophy of Science Committee (2012 - 2013)
  • Philosophical Studies, Editorial Board (2012 - 2013)
  • Vienna Circle Institute, Board Member (2012 - 2013)
  • many journals, referee (2012 - 2013)
  • President's Professor Selection Committee, committee member (2012 - 2013)
  • Graduate Committee, committee member (2012 - 2012)
  • Archives of Scientific Philosophy, Editorial Board (2012 - 2012)
  • History and Philosophy of Science Program, School of Life Sciences, Director (2012 - 2012)
  • Journal of the History of Analytical Philosophy, Advisory Board Member (2012 - 2012)
  • Marine Biological Laboratory, Adjunct Scientist (2012 - 2012)
  • Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, Member, History and Philosophy of Science Committee (2012 - 2012)
  • Philosophical Studies, Editorial Board (2012 - 2012)
  • Vienna Circle Institute, Board Member (2012 - 2012)
  • Vienna Circle Institute Yearbooks, Editorial Board (2012 - 2012)
  • many journals, referee (2012 - 2012)
  • Philosophical Studies, Editorial Board (2011 - 2012)
  • Conference: "Is Science Revolutionary? Thomas Kuhn and The Structure of Scientific Revolutions", Organizer (2012 - 2012)
  • President's Professor Selection Committee, committee member (2012 - 2012)
  • AAAS, Section L (History and Philosophy of Science), Immediate Past Chair (2011 - 2012)
  • Archives of Scientific Philosophy, Editorial Board (2011 - 2011)
  • Barrett Honors College, Associated Faculty (2011 - 2011)
  • Barrett Honors College, Fulbright Fellowship Selection Committee, Selection committee interviewer (2011 - 2011)
  • History and Philosophy of Science Program, School of Life Sciences, Director (2011 - 2011)
  • Marine Biological Laboratory, Adjunct Scientist (2011 - 2011)
  • Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, Member, History and Philosophy of Science Committee (2011 - 2011)
  • Vienna Circle Institute, Board Member (2011 - 2011)
  • Vienna Circle Institute Yearbooks, Editorial Board (2011 - 2011)
  • many journals, referee (2011 - 2011)
  • History of Science Society, Committee on meetings and programs member (2009 - 2011)
  • University Promotion and Tenure Committee, Committee member (2010 - 2011)
  • AAAS, Section L (History and Philosophy of Science), Chair (2010 - 2011)
  • Marine Biological Laboratory, Adjunct Scientist (2010 - 2010)
  • Archives of Scientific Philosophy, Editorial Board (2010 - 2010)
  • Barrett Honors College, Associated Faculty (2010 - 2010)
  • Barrett Honors College, Fulbright Fellowship Selection Committee, Selection committee interviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • History and Philosophy of Science Program, School of Life Sciences, Director (2010 - 2010)
  • Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, Member, History and Philosophy of Science Committee (2010 - 2010)
  • Philosophical Studies, Editorial Board (2010 - 2010)
  • Vienna Circle Institute, Board Member (2010 - 2010)
  • Vienna Circle Institute Yearbooks, Editorial Board (2010 - 2010)
  • many journals, referee (2010 - 2010)
  • CLAS, Dean's Faculty Advisory Committee (P&T) (2009 - 2010)
  • CLAS, Dean's Faculty Advisory Committee (P&T), committee member (2009 - 2010)
  • Facilities Committee, committee member (2009 - 2010)
  • AAAS, Section Chair Elect (2009 - 2010)
  • AAAS, Section L (History and Philosophy of Science), Chair Elect (2009 - 2010)
  • many, referee of articles (2009 - 2009)
  • Philosophy of Science, editorial board (2004 - 2009)
  • History of Science Society, local arrangements chair (2009 - 2009)
  • Fulbright Interview Committee, committee member (2009 - 2009)
  • Undergrad Programs Committee, committee member (2009 - 2009)
  • SoLS, Undergraduate Programs Committee, Committee Member (2008 - 2009)
  • Philosophy, Honors Disciplinary Advisor, coordinator between Honors College and unit (2006 - 2008)
  • SoLS, Facilities Committe, Committee member (2006 - 2008)
  • Philosophy Department, Chair, Personnel Committee (2007 - 2008)
  • Philosophy Department, Ad hoc committee on departmental emphases (2007 - 2008)
  • Honors College/University, Fulbright Interviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • Honors College/University, Honors Disciplinary Advisor for Philosophy (2007 - 2007)
  • Honors College/University, Honors Faculty Council, member (2007 - 2007)
  • SoLS, Director, Program in History and Philosophy of Science (2007 - 2007)
  • SoLS, Awards committee chair (2007 - 2007)
  • SoLS, Awards Committee, Chair (2006 - 2007)
  • Philosophy, Performance Evaluation Committee, Committee Chair (2006 - 2007)
  • Honors College/University, Rhodes application mock interview (2007 - 2007)
  • Philosophy Department, Chair, Performance Review Committee (2006 - 2007)
  • AAAS (Amer. Assn. for the Advancement of Science.), Section L - committee member (2007 - 2007)
  • Academic Senate, Senator (from School of Life Sciences) (2005 - 2006)
  • CLAS Stenate, Senator from School of Life Sciences (2005 - 2006)
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Senate, Senator (from School of Life Sciences) (2005 - 2006)
  • Philosphy, Performance Review Committee, member (2005 - 2006)
  • Philosophy, Performance Evaluation Committee, Committee member (2005 - 2006)
  • SoLS, Search Committee, Committee member (2005 - 2006)
  • SoLS, Search Committee, member (2005 - 2005)
  • Philosophy of Science, Editorial Board Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Archive for Scientific Philosophy, Editorial Board Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Collected Works of Rudolf Carnap, General Editor and Board Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Philosophical Studies, Editorial Board Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Rudolf Carnap Heirs and Trust, Advisor (2004 - 2004)
  • CLAS Graduation Requirements Committee, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Honors College/ Building Committee, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Honors College/ Faculty Advisory Committee, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Philosophy Department/ Affirmative Action, Officer (2004 - 2004)
  • Philosophy Department/ Awards Committee, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Philosophy Department/ Building Committee, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Philosophy Department/ Curriculum Committee, member (2004 - 2004)
  • SoLS/ Building Committee, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • SoLS/ History and Philosophy of Science Program, Director (2004 - 2004)
  • SoLS/ Undergraduate Programs Committee, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • University Club, Advisory Board Member (2003 - 2004)
  • University Club, Building Committee, Chair (2003 - 2004)
  • University Club, Strategic Planning Committee, Chair (2003 - 2004)
  • CLAS, College Requirements Committee (2003)
  • Editorial Board, Rudolf Carnap Collected Works, General Editor (2003)
  • Philosophical Studies, Editorial Board (2003)
  • Philosophy Dept, Affirmative Action Officer S-F03 (2003)
  • Philosophy Dept, Awards Committee, S-F03 (2003)
  • Philosophy Dept, Building Committee, S-F03 (2003)
  • Philosophy Dept, Chair, Personnel Committee, S03 (2003)
  • Philosophy Dept, Curriculum Committee, S03 (2003)
  • Rudolf Carnap Heirs, Literary Advisor (2003)
  • SoLS, Building Committee (2003)
  • SoLS, Director, Program in History and Philosophy of Science (2003)
  • SoLS, Undergraduate Programs Committee (2003)
  • University Club, Board Member (2003)
  • University Club, Building Committee (2003)
  • University Club, Chair Strategic Planning Committee (2003)
  • University Club, Immediate past President, S03 (2003)