Earl Conee

Earl Conee

  • Professor of Philosophy

PhD, Massachusetts

Office Location
528 Lattimore Hall
(585) 275-4105

Office Hours: Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 pm, and by appointment

Research Overview

Research Interests

  • Ethics
  • Epistemology
  • Philosophy of Mind

Courses Offered (subject to change)

  • PHIL 101:  Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 503:  Theory of Knowledge

Selected Publications

  • "Against Moral Dilemmas," Philosophical Review, 1982
  • "Evidentialism," (co-authored with Richard Feldman) Philosophical Studies, 1985
  • "Evident, but Rationally Unacceptable," The Australian Journal of Philosophy, 1987
  • "The Basic Nature of Epistemic Justification," The Monist, 1988
  • "Why Moral Dilemmas Are Impossible," American Philosophical Quarterly, 1989
  • "The Possibility of Power Beyond Possibility," Philosophical Perspectives V, 1991
  • "Phenomenal Knowledge," The Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 1994
  • "Seeing the Truth," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, December 1998
  • "Metaphysics and the Morality of Abortion," Mind, October 1999
  • "Heeding Misleading Evidence," Philosophical Studies 2001
  • (With Richard Feldman) Evidentialism: Essays in Episemology, OUP, 2004
  • "Contextualism Contested," Contemporary Debates in Epistemology, Blackwell, 2005
  • "Disjunctivism and Anti-Skepticism," Philosophical Issues, 2007
  • “Rational Disagreement Defended,” in Disagreement, R. Feldman and T. Warfield eds., Oxford, 2010
  • “Replies to Evidentialism’s Critics” (with Richard Feldman), in Evidentialism and Its Discontents, T. Dougherty ed., Oxford, 2011
  • “Conceiving Absolute Greatness,” The Puzzle of Existence, T. Goldschmidt ed., Routledge, 2013
  • “Moral by Virtue of Virtue,” Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, vol. 4, M. Timmonsed., forthcoming