Nicholas Tebben

Assistant Professor

Towson Tiger

Contact Information

LA 4119


Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2013
B.A., Philosophy and Political Science, The Ohio State University, 2004

Areas of Expertise

Areas of Specialization: Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

Selected Publications

  • Meaning Without Representation: Essays on Truth, Expression, Normativity, and Naturalism, Oxford University Press, Co-edited with Steven Gross and Michael Williams, 2015.

  • “Knowledge Requires Commitment (Instead of Belief),” Philosophical Studies, 2018. [Available here.]

  •  “Realism, Inferential Semantics, and the Truth Norm,” Synthese, 2017. [Available here.]

  • “Belief isn’t Voluntary, but Commitment is,” Synthese, 2016. [Available here.]

  •  “Counterfeit Testimony: Lies, Trust, and the Exchange of Information,” Philosophical Studies, Co-authored with John Waterman, 2016.  

  • “Deontology and Doxastic Control,” Synthese, 2014.

  • “Epistemic Free Riders and Reasons to Trust Testimony,” Social Epistemology, Co-authored with John Waterman, 2014.