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Dr Patrick Greenough

Arché role: Arché Advisory Committee

Current Projects: Epistemology: Current Themes (Member)

 

Research

Patrick is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy,  University of St Andrews.

He is currently writing two books:

Against Conceptual Engineering.

Knowledge: In Sickness and in Health.

For 2003-4, he was an Arché Research Fellow in the AHRC Project Vagueness: Its Nature and Logic. In 2007-8, he was a Research Fellow in the ARC Epistemic Warrant ProjectAustralian National University. From 2009-11, he was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Time, University of Sydney. He was a network member for Perspectival Thoughts and Facts (PETAF), 2010-13. He was also the UConn Distinguished Visiting Professor for 2010. He was the co-investigator (with Crispin Wright) for the Leverhulme Project Relativism and Rational Tolerance, University of Aberdeen, 2014-15. Patrick was a visiting research fellow at ConceptLab, University of Oslo, April 23rd – July 2nd 2017, and for April – July 2018. He was a member of the LOGOS Project Fallibility, Rational Belief, and Knowledge, (FARBEK), University of Barcelona, 2014-18.

He is also the PhilPapers editor for Truth.

Selected publications

Knowledge for nothing

Greenough, P. M., 19 Feb 2020, Epistemic Entitlement. Graham, P. J. & Pedersen, N. J. L. L. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Neutralism and conceptual engineering

Greenough, P. M., 23 Jan 2020, Conceptual Engineering and Conceptual Ethics. Burgess, A., Cappelen, H. & Plunkett, D. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 205-229

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Conceptual Marxism and truth: Inquiry symposium on Kevin Scharp’s Replacing Truth

Greenough, P., 21 Apr 2019, In : Inquiry - An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy. 62, 4, p. 403-421 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The semantic error problem for epistemic contextualism

Greenough, P. M. & Kindermann, D., 22 Mar 2017, The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Contextualism. Jenkins-Ichikawa, J. (ed.). London: Routledge, (Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Discrimination and Self-Knowledge

Greenough, P. M., Jun 2012, Introspection and Consciousness. Smithies, D. & Stoljar, D. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 329-349 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Truth-Relativism, Norm-Relativism, and Assertion

Greenough, P. M., Jan 2011, Assertion: New Philosophical Essays. Brown, J. & Cappelen, H. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 197-231

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Truthmaker Gaps and the No-No Paradox

Greenough, P. M., May 2011, In : Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 82, 3, p. 547-563 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deflationism and Truth-Value Gaps

Greenough, P. M., 2010, New Waves in Truth. Wright, C. D. & Pedersen, N. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 115-125 11 p. (New Waves in Philosophy).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hold The Context Fixed, Vagueness Still Remains

Greenough, P. M. & Akerman, J., 2010, Cuts and clouds : vagueness, its nature, and its logic. Dietz, R. & Moruzzi, S. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 275-288

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

On What It is To Be in a Quandary

Greenough, P. M., 2009, In : Synthese. 171, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vagueness and Non-Indexical Contextualism

Greenough, P. M. & Akerman, J., 2009, New Waves in the Philosophy of Language. Sawyer, S. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, (New Waves in Philosophy).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter