Dr Ronald P Endicott

Associate Professor

Teaching and Research Interests

Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Cognitive Science, and Metaphysics



"Developing the Explanatory Dimensions of Part-Whole Realization," Philosophical Studies, published online, 30 March, 2016, DOI 10.1007/s11098-016-0674-7.

"Functionalism, Superduperfunctionalism, and Physicalism: Lessons from Supervenience," Synthese, vol. 193 no.7 (2016): 2205-2235, published online, 6 August, 2015, DOI 10.1007/s11229-015-0839-5.

"Resolving Arguments by Different Conceptual Traditions of Realization," Philosophical Studies, vol. 159, no.1 (2012): 41-59.

"Does Folk Psychology Have a More Weighty Influence On Scientific Practice Than Folk Physics?," in D. Povinelli, ed., World Without Weight: Perspectives on an Alien Mind. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 99-101.

"Realization, Reductios, and Category Inclusion," Journal of Philosophy, vol. 107, no. 4 (2010), 213-219.


Program Director for Cognitive Science


  • PhD in Philosophy from Michigan, 1989