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Tyler Hildebrand

Assistant Professor

Tyler Hildebrand

Teaching

  • Fall 2017
    Phil 3015
    Phil 2130
  • Winter 2018
    Phil 1010y (02)

Office Hours

Monday 2:30-3:30
Thursday 11:30-1:00
Room 1131, Marion McCain Building

Department of Philosophy

Email: hildebrand@dal.ca
Phone: 902.494.8493
Mailing Address: 
Room 1131, Marion McCain Building
Dalhousie University
6135 University Avenue
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2
 
Research Topics:
  • Metaphysics
  • Epistemology

Education

  • PhD in Philosophy (2011) - University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Dissertation: Empiricism, Natural Regularity, and Necessity
  • BA in Philosophy and Economics (2006) - Pacific Lutheran University

Selected Publications

  • “Natural Properties, Necessary Connections, and the Problem of Induction.” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (forthcoming).
  • “Two Types of Quidditism.” Australasian Journal of Philosophy 94 (3): pp. 516–532 (2016).
  • “Can Bare Dispositions Explain Categorical Regularities?” Philosophical Studies 167 (3): pp. 569–584 (2014).
  • “Rational Intuitions and Analytic Metaphysics.” Contributed chapter in Chapman et al, In Defense of Intuitions, Palgrave Macmillan: pp. 73–101 (2013). 
  • “Can Primitive Laws Explain?” Philosophers’ Imprint 13 (15): pp. 1–15 (2013).
  • “Tooley’s Account of the Necessary Connection Between Law and Regularity.” Philosophical Studies 166 (1): pp. 33–43 (2013).