SUNY Oneonta

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Department of Philosophy
160 Fitzelle Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820-4015

Phone: (607) 436-2456
Fax: (607) 436-2435



Philosophy Faculty


Jean-Paul Orgeron, Ph.D.

My main interests are in the metaphysics of mind. I studied at Tulane University, mostly in the philosophy department. I also spent a year in the departments of psychology and neuroscience, where I learned that I still had much to learn about the organ between our ears. My research examines prephilosophical, spatial foundations for linguistic and mental representations through the use of psychological work on statistical learning and perceptual development. I consider interdisciplinary approaches essential to good philosophical analysis, in particular for questions in cognitive science.

In fall 2015 term I will offer Introduction to Philosophy with a decidedly mind/body theme, Ethics, and a cross-listed course with psychology in the philosophy of mind called Cognition and Consciousness. I also regularly teach Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science, and Theories of Knowledge.

Fall 2015 Office Hours: MWF 1 - 2PM or by appointment

Dr. Jean-Paul Orgeron