Faculty and Staff
Expertise: Philosophy of science, metaphysics (metaphysics of chance, reductionism, time travel)
Expertise: Philosophy of mind, epistemology and philosophy of science
Expertise: Metaphysics, history of philosophy, Kant
Expertise: Metaphysics, epistemology, medical ethics
Expertise: Jordan specializes in the philosophy and ethics of technology, phenomenology and the philosophy of art. His current research focuses on the ethical, social and phenomenological intersections of virtual reality, extended reality and artificial intelligence. He understands technology primarily in terms of "mediation relations" where technologies and their users co-substantiate each other in a shared techno-social world, a critical lens given the meteoric rise social media and computing technologies. He has presented his work at IACAP, SPEP, and the Harvard/MIT Social & Ethical Responsibilities of Computing Conference, and has taught courses on ethics and technology at a number of Boston area universities.
Expertise: Immanuel Kant, moral philosophy, history of philosophy
Expertise: Philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, cognitive science, history of philosophy, philosophy of science
Expertise: Philosophy of mind, metaphysics, early modern philosophy, metaphysics of perceptual experience and the nature of sensible qualities
Expertise: Moral, social and political philosophy
Education: Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Expertise: Mathematical Logic, The Foundations of Mathematics
Much of my work centers on the philosophical significance of results in proof theory. In particular I have examined the epistemological consequences of Gödel's Incompleteness Theorems on Hilbert's Program.
The Philosophy Department mourns Professor Andreas Teuber's passing on Feb. 15, 2021.
- William Flesch, Professor of English
- Richard Gaskins, Professor of American Studies; Director, Legal Studies Program
- Sophia Malamud, Associate Professor of Language and Linguistics
- Eugene Sheppard, Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought
Julie Seeger has served since 2004 as academic administrator for the philosophy department. Prior to joining Brandeis, she worked as a project manager at two computer software firms, Banta Integrated Media and Electronic Press Services Group.
Seeger is a graduate of Union College and holds a master's in philosophy from SUNY Binghamton. In 2010, she received the Lou Ennis Staff Award, presented annually to an administrator who demonstrates loyalty and dedication to the university and goes above and beyond the requirements of the job.