Robert Lane, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy
UWG Philosophy Program

 
Office: TLC 2247

Office hours for fall 2017:
   T: 8:40-9:20am
   W: 9:30am-11am; 12-2:30pm
   R: 8:40-9:20am; 12:30-1:50pm
 also by appointment

Email: rlane "at" westga "dot" edu
Office telephone: (678) 839-4745
Philosophy Program office telephone: (678) 839-6512



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    Courses Taught Fall 2017:

PHIL 2030: Introduction to Ethics (sec.02)
TR 9:30-10:45am

PHIL 2030: Introduction to Ethics (sec.03)
TR 11am-12:15pm

PHIL 2030: Introduction to Ethics (sec.04)
TR 2-3:15pm

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  EDUCATION: Ph.D. in philosophy, University of Miami, 1998. B.A. in philosophy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1992. B.A. in psychology, Samford University, 1990.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

  • Peirce on Realism and Idealism, Cambridge University Press, 2018 (forthcoming).
  • "Against Pretend Doubt," in Charles Sanders Peirce in His Own Words: 100 Years of Semiotics, Communication and Cognition, ed. Torkild Thellefsen, Mouton de Gruyter, 2014.
  • "Peircian Semiotic Indeterminacy and Its Relevance for Biosemiotics," in Peirce and Biosemiotics: A Guess at the Riddle of Life, Vinicius Romanini and Eliseo Fernández, eds. Springer, 2014.
  • "The Final Incapacity: Peirce on Intuition and the Continuity of Mind and Matter, Part I," Cognitio 12 (1), January-June 2011; "Part II," Cognitio 12 (2), July-December 2011.
  • "Persons, Signs, Animals: A Peircean Account of Personhood," Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 45:1, Winter 2009.
  • "Peirce's Modal Shift: From Set Theory to Pragmaticism," Journal of the History of Philosophy 45:4, October 2007.
  • "Peirception: Haack's Critical Common-Sensim about Perception," in Susan Haack: A Lady of Distinctions, ed. Cornelis de Waal, Prometheus Books, 2007, 109-22 (with a reply by Haack).

    EDITIORIAL APPOINTMENTS: Editor (Peirce submissions), Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society.

    RESEARCH INTERESTS: Ethics (especially medical ethics); American philosophy (especially the philosophy of Charles Peirce). Works in progress include a book on Peirce's realism and idealism.

    ORGANIZATIONS: Secretary-treasurer of the Charles S. Peirce Foundation; and a member of the Charles S. Peirce Society, the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy and the American Association of University Professors.

    Curriculum Vitae (updated July 31, 2017)

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