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California State University
Tony Roy
Title:Professor and Chair
College:College of Arts and Letters
Office:UH 235
Office Hours:Fall 2016 Tu,W,Th 12:00 - 1:50
Courses:Professor Roy’s upper-division teaching includes Phil 300: Predicate Logic; Phil 308: Alternative Logics; Phil 400: Advanced Issues in Logic; Phil 380: Metaphysics; Phil 387: Philosophy of Language; Phil 485: Advanced issues in Metaphysics and Language; and Phil 372: Philosophy of Religion.
Education:Ph.D. UC Davis 1991
Research Interests:Professor Roy’s interests include metaphysics, logic, epistemology, philosophy of language, and philosophy of religion. His main research concerns problems associated with the nature of properties, possibilities and physical things. Publications include “Worlds and Modality,” The Philosophical Review, 102 (1993); “In Defense of Linguistic Ersatzism,” Philosophical Studies, 80 (1995); and “Things and De Re Modality,” Nous, 34 (2000). More recent publications are “Natural Derivations for Priest, An Introduction to Non-Classical Logic” available in the online Australasian Journal of Logic (2006); and “Modality” in the Continuum Companion to Metaphysics (2012). He is also working on textbooks for logic and metaphysics.
Specialization:Metaphysics, logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of religion, theory of knowledge.
Website:Tony Roy's Personal Website