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Daniel A Bonevac

Associate FacultyPhD, Pittsburgh

Professor in the Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
Daniel A Bonevac



Philosophy; Logic; Moral Issues; Ethics; Philosophy in Popular Culture; Christian Philosophy.


Professor Bonevac works mainly in metaphysics, philosophy of mathematics, semantics, and philosophical logic. His book Reduction in the Abstract Sciences received the Johnsonian Prize from The Journal of Philosophy. The author of five books (including Worldly Wisdom) and editor or co-editor of four others (including Beyond the Western Tradition, Understanding Non-Western Philosophy, and Introduction to World Philosophy, all with Stephen Phillips), Professor Bonevac's articles include “Against Conditional Obligation” (Noûs), "Sellars v. the Given" (Philosophy and Phenomenological Research), "Reflection Without Equilibrium," (Journal of Philosophy), "Free Choice Permission Is Strong Permission" (Synthese, with Nicholas Asher), "The Conditional Fallacy," (Philosophical Review, with Josh Dever and David Sosa), “The Counterexample Fallacy” (Mind, also with Dever and Sosa), and “The Argument from Miracles” and “Two Theories of Analogical Predication” (Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Religion). He was Chairman of the Department of Philosophy from 1991 to 2001.

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