Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 109
DegreesUniversity of California, Berkeley, Ph.D.
Harvard University, B.A.
ExpertiseAreas of Specialization: Epistemology, Ethics, Philosophy of Mind
Areas of Competence: Philosophy of Perception, Existentialism
ProfileBerislav Marušić received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2007, and his A.B. from Harvard University in 2001. His main research interests lie at the intersection of epistemology, ethics and the philosophy of mind. He is also interested in the nature of reasons and emotions, the philosophy of perception, existentialism and the history of modern philosophy. Webpage
|PHIL||1a||Introduction to Philosophy|
|PHIL||109b||Ethics and Emotions|
|PHIL||114b||Topics in Ethical Theory|
|PHIL||135a||Theory of Knowledge|
|PHIL||151a||Philosophy of Action|
|PHIL||235a||Graduate Seminar in Epistemology|
Awards and Honors
Fellow Forschungskolleg Analytic German Idealism, Universität Leipzig (2015)
Humboldt Fellowship, Universität Leipzig (2013 - 2015)
Davis Teaching and Learning Fellowship, Brandeis University (2012 - 2013)
Fink Prize in Philosophy, U.C. Berkeley (2006)
Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, U.C. Berkeley (2003)
Bechtel Prize in Philosophy, Harvard University (2001)
Ralph W. Church Fellowship, U.C. Berkeley (2001 - 2003)
Marušić, Berislav. "What's Wrong with Promising to Try?." Pacific Philosophical Quarterly (2016). (forthcoming)
Marušić, Berislav. "Asymmetry Arguments." Philosophical Studies. Special Issue on 'Perceptual Evidence' edited by James Genone 173. 4 (2016): 1081-1102.
Marušić, Berislav. Evidence and Agency: Norms of Belief for Promising and Resolving. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Marušić, Berislav. "Promising Against the Evidence." Ethics 123. 2 (2013): 292-317.
Marušić, Berislav. "The Self-Knowledge Gambit." Synthese 190. 12 (2013): 1977-1999.
Marušić, Berislav. "Belief and Difficult Action." Philosophers' Imprint 12. 18 (2012): 1-30.
Marušić, Berislav. "The Ethics of Belief." Philosophy Compass 6. 1 (2011): 33-43
Marušić, Berislav. "Review of 'Beyond the Philosopher's Fear' by Ludger Viefhues-Bailey." European Journal of Philosophy vol. 18. 2 (2010): 315-320.
Marušić, Berislav. "Skepticism Between Excessiveness and Idleness." European Journal of Philosophy 18. 1 (2010): 60-83.
Marušić, Berislav. "The Desires of Others." Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 91. 3 (2010): 385–400.