Josh DiPaolo

Contact Information

jdipaolo@fullerton.edu

Voice: 657-278-5803
Dept: 657-278-3611

Joshua DiPaolo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Degrees

2016, PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2010, MA, University of Wisconsin, Madison
2008, BA, California State University Northridge

Research Areas

Epistemology, Ethics, Metaethics, Philosophy of Religion

Courses Regularly Taught

Phil 430 Epistemology
Phil 368 Symbolic Logic
Phil 303 Philosophy of Science
Phil 106 Introduction to Logic
Phil 100 Introduction to Philosophy

Publications

  • The Word of a Reluctant Convert. (Forthcoming) Synthese
  • Conversion, Causes, and Closed-Mindedness. Journal of the American Philosophical Association  6(1) (2020):  74-95.
  • The Fragile Epistemology of Fanaticism. In Klenk, M. (ed.) Higher-Order Evidence and Moral Epistemology.  New York: Routledge. (2020): 217-235. 
  • Second-Best Epistemology: Fallibility and Normativity.  Philosophical Studies 176(8) (2019): 2043-2066.
  • Evidence and Fallibility. Episteme 16(1) (2019): 39-55.
  • Higher-Order Defeat is Object-Independent. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 99(2) (2018): 248-269. 
  • Indoctrination Anxiety and the Etiology of Belief (w/ Robert Simpson). Synthese 193 (2016): 3078-3098.
  • Probabilistic Promotion Revisited (w/ Jeff Behrends). Philosophical Studies 173(7) (2016): 1735-1754.
  • Reason to Promotion Inferences (w/ Jeff Behrends). Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy 9(2) (2015): 1-10.
  • Finlay and Schroeder on Promoting a Desire (w/ Jeff Behrends). Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy  6(1) (2011): 1-7.