Professor James Freeman
Phone: (212) 772-4974
Office Hours: Mon & Thurs 2:15pm-3:30pm
Ph.D -- Indiana University, 1973. Joined the Hunter College faculty in 1978. He previously taught at Indiana University, Butler University, Bloomfield College, and was a research associate at the University of Victoria, British Columbia. His research includes logic, both formal and informal, argumentation theory, and epistemology. His papers appear in a number of journals, especially Informal Logic and Argumentation. He is the author of Thinking Logically: Basic Concepts for Reasoning, published by Prentice Hall. This is a text for informal logic courses. He has also published two monographs, Dialectics and the Macrostructure of Arguments, with Foris Publications, a division of Walter de Gruyter, and Acceptable Premises: An Epistemic Approach to an Informal Logic Problem, with Cambridge University Press.
"Is Epistemic Probability Pascalian?" presented at the 2009 Eastern Division Meeting of the APA in New York City.Is Epistemic Probability Pascalian.pdf
"Can Argumentation Deal With World-View Dissensus?" presented in June 2010 as the keynote address at the 7th biennial conference of the International Society for the Study of Argumentation (ISSA) in Amsterdam.Keynote.pdf