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John J. Park, Recent Graduate Student    editJohn J. Park

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PhD, Nov, 2013

Areas of Interest:
Ethics (broadly construed)
Philosophy of Mind/Language
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Social & Political Philosophy

Recent Publications
  • J.J. Park. "The Hard Problem of Consciousness & the Progressivism of Scientific Explanation." Journal of Consciousness Studies  (Accepted, 2013). forthcoming [Word, PDF]
  • J.J. Park. "Moral Concepts & Moral Truth." Truth Matters: Knowledge, Politics, Ethics, Religion  (Accepted, forthcoming).
  • JJ Park coauthored, H Sarkissian, D Tien, J Wright and J Knobe. "Folk Moral Relativism." Mind & Language 26 (2011): 482-505. [pdf]
  • JJ Park. "Prototypes, Exemplars, and Theoretical & Applied Ethics." Neuroethics 6 (2013): 237-247. [repository]

Selected Talks

  1. “The Ethics of Patenting BRCA Genes for Breast Cancer Research”, May 22-24, 2013, Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology Conference at the University of Texas, Dallas    
  2. “Contingent Non-Cognitivism and the Expressive Component”, April 20, 2013, Felician Ethics Conference at Felician College, Rutherford, New Jersey    
  3. "The Meaning of Life, Reflective Equilibrium, & Nothingness", April 21, 2012, Felician Ethics Conference at Felician College, Rutherford, New Jersey    
  4. “The Motivational Judgment Internalism/Externalism Debate & Methodological Naturalism.”, May 18-20, 2012, Moral Motivation: Evidence and Relevance Conference at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden    
  5. “Chalmers’ Zombie Argument & the Progressivism of Scientific Explanation.”, March 30-31, 2012, Appalachian Regional Student Philosophy Colloquium at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN    
  6. “How Moral Meaning is in the Head.”, October 21-22, 2011, Indiana Philosophical Association Conference at Hanover College, Hanover, IN    
  7. “Concepts & Emotions.”, October 15, 2011, Long Island Philosophical Society Conference at Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY    
  8. “The Principle of Abstract Concepts.”, September 23-24, 2011, 49th Annual Alabama Philosophical Society Conference at Pensacola, FL    
  9. “Thick Concepts and Prototype Structure.”, April 30, 2011, Felician Ethics Conference at Felician College, Rutherford, New Jersey    
  10. “The Prototype Structure of Moral Concepts.”, April 7-9, 2011, Intermountain West Graduate Philosophy Conference at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City    
  11. “Theories of Concepts and Moral Truth.”, August 18-20, 2010, Truth Matters Conference at the University of Toronto, Canada    
  12. “Are the Folk Objectivists About Morality?”, April 02, 2010, Pacific APA in San Francisco, CA    
  13. “The Concepts Argument Against Non-cognitivism and Subjectivism.”, March 27, 2010, UNC Charlotte Student Philosophy Conference in Charlotte, NC    
  14. “Metaethics and Experimental Philosophy.”, September 25-26, 2009, 2nd Annual Philosophy of Mind & Ethics Graduate Student Philosophy Conference at the University of Miami, FL    
  15. “The Asian American Question.”, February 23, 2008, The Society for Women’s Advancement in Philosophy Conference at Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL    
  16. “Embryonic Stem Cell Research.”, February 25, 2005, The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics in San Antonio, TX    
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Experience: Ethical Theory, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Bioethics, Philosophy of Science, Interdisciplinary Applied Ethics, Logic, Modern Philosophy, Introduction to Philosophy, Critical Thinking, Aesthetics

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