Abraham Roth

Abraham Roth

Abraham Roth

Professor

roth.263@osu.edu

614-292-7914

314 G University Hall
230 N Oval Mall
Columbus, OH
43210

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MW 11:15 am -12:15 pm

Areas of Expertise

  • Philosophy of action and related areas of mind, moral psychology, and ethics
  • Collective intentionality
  • Epistemology of testimony
  • Hume

Education

  • Ph.D. Princeton, 1996
  • M.A. Princeton, 1992
  • B.A. Brandeis University, 1985

Selected Publications:

 

  • "Entitlement to Reasons for Action," Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility, Vol. 4, (October 2017), 75-92.
  • “Intention, Expectation, and Promissory Obligation”, Ethics 127:1 (October 2016), 88-115.
  • “Prediction, Authority, and Entitlement in Shared Activity”, Noûs 48:4 (2014)
  • "Shared Agency", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, first published Dec. 2010
  • "Shared Agency and Contralateral Commitments", The Philosophical Review, 113:3 (July 2004)
  •  "The Necessity of "Necessity": Hume’s Psychology of Sophisticated Causal Inference", Canadian Journal of Philosophy (2011).
  • "Practical Intersubjectivity", in Socializing Metaphysics: the Nature of Social Reality, F. Schmitt, ed., (Rowman & Littlefield) 2003, 65-91
  • "What was Hume's Problem with Personal Identity?", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. LXI, No. 1, July 2000, 91-114
  • "The Self-Referentiality of Intentions", Philosophical Studies, 97(1), January 2000, 11-52
  • "Reasons Explanation of Action: Causal, Singular, and Situational", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. LIX, No. 4, December 1999, 839-874