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: 
Thursday 11:00-2:00
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.

Prof. Hasan's 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

  •  “Is Theism Rational?” In Koterski and Oppy (eds.) Theism and Atheism: Opposing Viewpoints in Philosophy. ​Macmillan Reference.  Forthcoming.  
  • “The Grounds of Knowledge Must Be Accessible.” In Cowan (ed.) Problems in Philosophy. ​ Bloomsbury Academic. Forthcoming.  
  •  “Skepticism and Spatial Objects,” The International Journal for the Study of Skepticism 2018
  •  “In Defense of Rationalism about Abductive Inference,” forthcoming in Inference to the Best Explanation, Poston and McCain (eds.), Oxford University Press. 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
  • “Internalist Foundationalism and the Sellarsian Dilemma.” Res Philosophica 2013.
  • “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.
  • “Phenomenal Conservatism, Classical Foundationalism, and Internalist Justification.” Philosophical Studies 2013.
  • “Classical Foundationalism and Bergmann's Dilemma for Internalism.” Journal of Philosophical Research 2011.

ARTICLES IN PROGRESS

  • “The Reliability of Memory: An Argument from the Armchair”
  • “Perceptual Evidence”
  • “Intellectual Virtue and the Examined Life”

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Ralph Wedgwood, The Value of Rationality (Oxford University Press 2017).  Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. 2018
  • Albert Casullo, Essays on A Priori Knowledge and Justification (Oxford University Press 2012). Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. 2014