Rabb Graduate Center, 306
DegreesBoston University, Ph.D.
Brandeis University, B.A.
ProfileBen Sherman is currently a Lecturer in Philosophy at Brandeis University. He teaches a variety of courses, specializing in epistemology (including probability theory and inductive logic), ethics (including courses in Business Ethics and Environmental Ethics) and the history of philosophy (including courses on Schopenhauer and Nietzsche, Existentialism and David Hume). His primary fields of research are meta-ethics and social epistemology. Ph.D. from Boston University, 2010.
|PHIL||1a||Introduction to Philosophy|
|PHIL||6a||Introduction to Symbolic Logic|
|PHIL||17a||Introduction to Ethics|
|PHIL||117a||Bias, Ethics and Reasoning|
|PHIL||139a||Belief and Probability|
|PHIL||150b||Topics in Epistemology and Metaphysics|
|PHIL||181a||Gazing into the Abyss: Schopenhauer and Nietzsche|
Sherman, Benjamin R.. "Review of Ignorance and Moral Obligation, by Michael J. Zimmerman." Rev. of Ignorance and Moral Obligation, by Michael J. Zimmerman. Analysis vol. tbd tbd: tbd. (forthcoming)
Sherman, Benjamin R.. "(Less Un-) Attainable Virtues: A Response to Alfano." Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 4. 10 (2015): <http://social-epistemology.com/2015/10/12/less-un-attainable-virtues-a-response-to-alfano-ben-sherman/>.
Sherman, Benjamin R.. "Questionable Peers and Spinelessness." Canadian Journal of Philosophy 45. 4 (2015): 425-444.
Sherman, Benjamin R.. "There’s No (Testimonial) Justice: Why Pursuit of a Virtue Is Not the Solution to Epistemic Injustice." Social Epistemology 2015. online (2015): 1-22.
Sherman, Benjamin R.. "Review of First Philosophy: Fundamental Problems and Readings in Philosophy, Concise Edition , second edition, ed. Andrew Bailey with Robert M. Martin." Rev. of First Philosophy: Fundamental Problems and Readings in Philosophy, Concise Edition , second edition, by Ed. Andrew Bailey with Robert M. Martin. Teaching Philosophy vol. 35 of 4 December, 2012: 441-445.