Kevin Morris


Ph.D., Brown University, 2011
B.A., The College of New Jersey, 2003

Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy


Newcomb 105D

(504) 865-3379

Personal Website

Philpapers page

Academic Interests
Philosophy of Mind
History of Analytic Philosophy

Recent seminar topics

  • Phenomenalism, neutral monism, panpsychism
  • Dependence and relations
  • Language and reality
  • Causation and properties
  • Materialism

Selected Publications

  • Physicalism, Truthmaking, and Levels of Reality: Problems and Prospects, Topoi (special issue on the character of physicalism) (forthcoming)
  • The Combination Problem: Subjects and Unity, Erkenntnis (forthcoming)
  • How to Read Moore's "Proof of an External World," (with C. Preti), Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy 4 (2015)
  • Against Disanalogy-Style Responses to the Exclusion Problem, Philosophia 43 (June 2015)
  • Supervenience Physicalism, Emergentism, and the Polluted Supervenience Base, Erkenntnis 79 (April 2014)
  • On Two Arguments for Subset Inheritance, Philosophical Studies 163 (March 2013)
  • Subset Realization, Parthood, and Causal Overdetermination, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 92 (September 2011)
  • Guidelines for Theorizing About Realization, The Southern Journal of Philosophy 48 (December 2010)
  • Does Functional Reduction Need Bridge Laws? A Response to Marras, The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 60 (September 2009)

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