Ali Hasan

Ali Hasan
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Education: 
PhD, University of Washington, 2008
Office: 
272 English-Philosophy Building
Phone: 
319-335-1836
Office Hours: 
Research Interests: 

epistemology, philosophy of mind, early modern philosophy, ethics

Professor Hasan has broad interests in philosophy, including epistemology (his primary area of research), ethics, philosophy of mind, history of modern philosophy, and philosophy of religion.

Profile and access to Prof. Hasan’s publications on PhilPapers: https://philpeople.org/profiles/ali-hasan

Prof. Hasan's personal web site: http://ali-hasan.weebly.com

 

Selected Publications: 

BOOK

A Critical Introduction to the Epistemology of Perception. Bloomsbury Academic 2017.

BOOK IN PROGRESS

Rationality and the Subject’s Perspective. [Working Title]

ARTICLES

Epistemology

  • “The Structure of Knowledge and Justification.” Blackwell Companion to Epistemology, 3rd Edition. Forthcoming.
  • “The Reliability of Memory: An Argument from the Armchair.” Episteme. Forthcoming.
  • “The Grounds of Knowledge Must Be Accessible.” In Cowan (ed.) Problems in Philosophy. ​ Bloomsbury Academic. 2020.  
  • “Response to Hetherington.” In Cowan (ed.) Problems in Philosophy. ​ Bloomsbury Academic. 2020.  
  •  “Is Theism Rational?” In Koterski and Oppy (eds.) Theism and Atheism: Opposing Viewpoints in Philosophy. ​Macmillan Reference.  2019.  
  •  “Skepticism and Spatial Objects,” The International Journal for the Study of Skepticism 2018
  • Review of Ralph Wedgwood, The Value of Rationality (Oxford University Press 2017).  Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. 2018
  •  “In Defense of Rationalism about Abductive Inference.” In Inference to the Best Explanation, Poston and McCain (eds.), Oxford University Press. 2017
  • “Certainty.” Oxford Bibliographies. 2017
  • “Foundationalist Theories of Epistemic Justification” (co-authored with Richard Fumerton).  Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 2016
  • “Knowledge by Acquaintance vs. Description” (co-authored with Richard Fumerton).  Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 2014
  • Review of Albert Casullo, Essays on A Priori Knowledge and Justification (Oxford University Press 2012). Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. 2014
  • “Internalist Foundationalism and the Sellarsian Dilemma.” Res Philosophica 2013.
  • “Phenomenal Conservatism, Classical Foundationalism, and Internalist Justification.” Philosophical Studies 2013.
  • “Classical Foundationalism and Bergmann's Dilemma for Internalism.” Journal of Philosophical Research 2011.

Ethics of Algorithms

  • “The Algorithm Audit: Scoring the Algorithms that Score Us.” (Co-authored with Shea Brown and Jovana Davidovic). Big Data and Society. 2021

History of Islamic Philosophy

  • “Al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd on Divine Creation, Will, and Justice.” In J. Diller and A. Kasher (eds.) Models of God and Other Ultimate Realities. Springer 2013.

Philosophy of Religion

  •  “Is Theism Rational?” In Koterski and Oppy (eds.) Theism and Atheism: Opposing Viewpoints in Philosophy. ​Macmillan Reference.  2019.  

Collective Action / Philosophy of Dance

  • “Unplanned Coordination: Ensemble Improvisation as Collective Action.” (Co-authored with Jennifer Kayle) Journal of Social Ontology. Forthcoming.