Nicholas Tebben

Assistant Professor


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.