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Kevin M. Cahill

Professor, filosofi
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My main interests are in Skepticism, problems concerning rationality, culture, and ethics, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Wittgenstein, and the relationship between Analytic and Continental philosophy.

Wittgenstein

Origins of Analytic Philosophy

Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Philosophy of Language

Existentialism

Vitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. The habitus, coping practices, and the search for the ground of action. Philosophy of the Social Sciences. 498-524.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Quietism or description? McDowell in dispute with Dreyfus. Review of Metaphysics. 395-409.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Naturalism and the friends of understanding. Philosophy of the Social Sciences. 460-477.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Explanation, wonder, and the cultural point of the Tractatus. Norsk Filosofisk tidsskrift. 206-217.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Bildung and Decline. Philosophical Investigations. 23-43.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Wittgenstein and the Fate of Metaphysics. Sats: northern european journal of philosophy. 61-73.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Elucidation, Meta-Philosophy, and Hacker's Use of "External Evidence". Journal of Philosophical Research (JPR). 73-99.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. The Concept of Progress in Wittgenstein's Thought. Review of Metaphysics. 71-100.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. The Tractatus, Ethics, and Authenticity. Journal of Philosophical Research (JPR). 267-288.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Ethics and the Tractatus: A resolute failure. Philosophy. 33-35.
Vitenskapelig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Wittgenstein and the Fate of Metaphysics.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Explanation, Wonder, and the Cultural Point of the Tractatus.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. "What is American Philosophy?".
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. “The Concept of Progress in Wittgenstein’s Thought”.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. “Skepticism and the Human Condition”.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. “What Kripke Missed: The Antinomical Structure of the Remarks on Rule-following”.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. “The Tractatus, Ethics, and Authenticity”.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. “The Concept of Progress in Wittgenstein’s Thought”.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Hacker on the External Evidence.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Ethics and the Tractatus: A Resolute Failure.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. "A Wildly Implausible Response to P.M.S. Hacker".
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. The Tractatus, Ethics, and Authenticity.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. The Moral Dimension of Wittgenstein’s Writing.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. The Antinomical Structure of the Remarks on Rule-Following.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Progress and the Source of Metaphysics.
Anmeldelse
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. BOOK REVIEW The Nature of Philosophical Problems: Their Causes and Implications. By John Kekes. The Philosophical Quarterly. 3 sider.
Vitenskapelig antologi/Konferanseserie
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Wittgenstein and Naturalism. Routledge.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Finite But Unbounded: New Approaches in Philosophical Anthropology. Walter de Gruyter.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Considering Class: Essays on the Discourse of the American Dream. LIT Verlag.
Vitenskapelig monografi
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. The Fate of Wonder: Wittgenstein's Critique of Metaphysics and Modernity.
Kompendium
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Filosofi for Realister.
Doktorgradsavhandling
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. On the possibility of Resolute Transcendentalism in the Later Wittgenstein.
Vitenskapelig Kapittel/Artikkel/Konferanseartikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Tractarian Ethics. 30 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Introduction. 11 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. An "Exclusively Self-Regarding" Ethics: Response to Sluga. 23 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. A Degenerate Case of Action. 14 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Wittgenstein's Paganism. 18 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. ?30. Dezember 1929, Zu Heidegger: Was Konnte Wittgenstein sich Denken?? in Ungesellige Geselligkeiten/Unsocial Sociabilities,. 22 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Introduction.

Se fullstendig oversikt over publikasjoner i CRIStin.

Books -

Towards a Philosophical Anthropology of Culture: Naturalism, Relativism, and Skepticism (Forthcoming 2021 with Routledge)

Co-editor with Thomas Raleigh, Wittgenstein and Naturalism (New York: Routledge, 2018)

Co-editor with Martin Gustafsson and Thomas Schwarz-Wenzer, Finite but Unbounded: New Essays in Philosophical Anthropology, Berlin Studies in Knowledge Research (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2017)

The Fate of Wonder: Wittgenstein’s Critique of Metaphysics and Modernity (New York: Columbia University Press, 2011)

Co-editor with Lene Johannessen Considering Class: Essays on The Discourse of the American Dream (Lit-Verlag: Berlin, 2007)

Papers -

“Tractarian Ethics" in The Cambridge Companion to Wittgenstein, 2nd ed. (eds.) Hans Sluga and David Stern (Cambridge: Cambridge, 2017) 96-125

“‘A Purely Self-Regarding Ethics’: Response to Sluga” in Ed Dain and Reshef Agam-Segal (eds.) Wittgenstein’s Moral Thought (London: Routledge, 2017) 223-245 

“A Degenerate Case of Action” in Finite but Unbounded: New Essays in Philosophical Anthropology, Berlin Studies in Knowledge Research, (de Gruyter, 2017) 119-132         

“The Habitus, Coping Practices and the Search for the Ground of Action”, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 46 (5):498-524                            

“Wittgenstein’s Paganism” in Mark Bevir and Andrius Galisanka, eds., Ludwig Wittgenstein and Normative Inquiry (Leiden: Brill, 2016) 174-191    

“Quietism or Description? McDowell in Dispute with Dreyfus”, The Review of Metaphysics 68 (December 2014) 395-409

“Naturalism and the Friends of Understanding” Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 44(4), 2014, 460-477

“30. Dezember 1929, Zu Heidegger: Was Konnte Wittgenstein sich Denken?” in Ungesellige Geselligkeiten/Unsocial Sociabilities, ed. Esther Ramharter (Berlin: Parerga Verlag, 2011) 97-118

"Explanation, Wonder, and the Cultural Point of the Tractatus”
Norsk Filosofisk Tidsskrift, vol. 44, no. 3-4, 2009, 206-217

“Wittgenstein and the Fate of Metaphysics”
 Sats: Nordic Journal of Philosophy, vol. 9, no. 2. pp. 61-73
                                   
“Bildung and Decline”
Philosophical Investigations, 32:1 January, 2009, 23-43

“Elucidation, Meta-Philosophy, and Hacker’s Use of ‘External Evidence’”
Journal of Philosophical Research, Volume 33, 2008, 73-99
        
 Co-editor with Lene Johannessen
 Considering Class: Essays on The Discourse of the American Dream
 Lit-Verlag: Berlin, 2007

“The Concept of Progress in Wittgenstein’s Thought”
 Review of Metaphysics, September, 2006, Volume LX (1), 71-100

“What Kripke Missed: The Antinomical Structure of the Remarks on Rule-following” Ludwig Wittgenstein and Analytic Philosophy: Papers of the Conference on the Occasion of the 115th Anniversaryof his Birth (Sofia, 2005) 22-34

“Ethics and the Tractatus: A Resolute Failure”
 Philosophy, January, 2004, Volume 79 (1), 2004, 33-55

“The Tractatus, Ethics, and Authenticity”
Journal of Philosophical Research, Volume 29, 2004, 267-288

AOS:  History of Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Ethics and Culture            Skepticism, Wittgenstein
   
AOC:  Ethics, Modern Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Kant, Critical Thinking/Logic,                Existentialism, Metaphysics, Epistemology, American Philosophy, Heidegger

Main Collaborator and Co-Applicant (Project Leader, Sorin Bangu)

“Mathematics with a Human Face”

Norwegian Research Council Fripro-Frihumsam Research Grant

2019-2023

https://www.uib.no/en/fof/122915/fripro-funding-sorin-bangu-and-kevin-cahill

 

From 2010 to 2013 I was project leader of the NordForsk Nordic Network for Philosophical Anthropology http://www.philosophicalanthropology.org/

I am currently working on a monograph on skepticism and its relation to anthropology.