Sarah K. Paul

Visiting Instructor

Phone (207) 798-4213
Title Visiting Instructor
Department Philosophy
Work Location 206 Edward Pols House
E-Mail skpaul@bowdoin.edu
Sarah K. Paul: Bowdoin College

Spring 2010

  • Truth and Morality: One, Many, or None? (PHIL 145)
  • Philosophy of Mind (PHIL 210)

Education

Ph.D Stanford University, Stanford, California, 2009
B.A. Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 2002

Area of Specialization

Philosophy of Mind (especially Action Theory, Moral Psychology, and Epistemology of Mind)

Areas of Competence

Ethics (Normative and Applied), Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

Publications

How We Know What We’re Doing, Philosophers' Imprint, vol. 9, no. 11, 2009

Intention, Belief, and Wishful Thinking: Setiya on ‘Practical Knowledge’,” Ethics v. 119, April 2009: 546-557.

“How We Know What We’re Doing,” forthcoming in Philosophers’ Imprint.

Presentations

“Double Effect, Single Explanation,” Pacific Division Meeting of the APA, 2010

“How We Know What We’re Doing: Intention, Belief, and Knowledge Without Observation,” University of Southern California, February 2009

“How We Know What We’re Doing: Intention, Belief, and Knowledge Without Observation,” University of California, Berkeley, January 2008

“Narrative Understanding and Practical Knowledge,” Central Division Meeting of the APA, 2007

“How We Know What We’re Doing: An Inferential Explanation of Practical Knowledge,” Fourth-Year Graduate Student Colloquium Series, Stanford University, May 2007

“The Semantics/Pragmatics Deride: Understanding Malapropisms,” Stanford-Berkeley-Davis Graduate Conference, 2005

Awards and Fellowships

  • Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship, Stanford Introduction to the Humanities Program, Fall 2008
  • Graduate Student Outstanding Paper Prize, Central Division Meeting of the APA, 2007
  • Fulbright Grant, Germany, 2002-2003
  • Distinction in Philosophy, Carleton College, 2002
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2002