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UC Davis Department of Philosophy

Paul Teller

Philosophy Department

1240 Social Sciences and Humanities
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Phone: (530) 752-0607

Fax: (530) 752-8964

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Professor Emeritus

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Office: 2287 Social Sciences and Humanities Building

Phone: (530) 554-9465


Ph.D.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970

Dissertation: "Problems in Confirmation Theory," directed by James Thomson

Areas of Specialization: Philosophy of physical science, metaphysics, logic

Joined the UC Davis Philosophy Faculty: 1990

Retired: 2007

Courses Taught
12 Introduction to Symbolic Logic
30 Introduction to Philosophy of Science
107 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
109 Philosophy of the Social Sciences
111 Philosophy of Space and Time
112 Intermediate Symbolic Logic
201 Metaphysics Seminar
210 Philosophy of Science Seminar

Recent Publications

"The Law-Idealization," Philosophy of Science, December, 2004, 730-741

"How We Dapple the World," Philosophy of Science, October 2004, 425-447

Currently Supervising Dissertations