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Dr. Georges Dicker

Office: 120 Liberal Arts Building
Phone: 585.395.2544

Research and Teaching Interests

Georges Dicker works primarily on central figures in modern philosophy. He also has research interests in epistemology and metaphysics. He is currently writing a book to be entitled Locke on Knowledge and Reality.

Selected Publications

  • 2013. Descartes: An Analytical and Historical Introduction, 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press, 344 pp.
  • 2011. Berkeley’s Idealism: A Critical Examination. Oxford University Press, 310 pp.
  • 2008. “Kant’s Refutation of Idealism.” Noûs (47:1) 80-108.
  • 2004. Kant’s Theory of Knowledge: An Analytical Introduction. Oxford University Press, 262 pp.
  • 1998. Hume’s Epistemology and Metaphysic: An Introduction. Routledge, 216 pp.
  • 1980. Perceptual Knowledge: An Analytical and Historical Study. Reidel, 226 pp.
  • 1978. “Is there a Problem about Perception and Knowledge?” American Philosophical Quarterly (15:3) 165-176.
  • 1973: “Knowing and Coming-to-Know in John Dewey’s Theory of Knowledge.” The Monist (57:2) 191-219.

Courses Taught

  • Seminar on Descartes
  • Seminar on Locke
  • Seminar on Berkeley
  • Seminar on Hume
  • Seminar on Kant
  • Theory of Knowledge
  • God, Self, and World (Metaphysics)
  • Perception, Illusion, and Reality
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • History of Modern Philosophy
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Introduction to Philosophy

Last Updated 10/12/17

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