Department of Mathematics and Philosophy

David Haugen

David Haugen
Department of Mathematics and Philosophy

Professor

Education:

Ph.D., University of Washington

B.A., University of Iowa

Contact Information:

(309) 298-1480
414 Morgan Hall
dl-haugen@wiu.edu

Fall 2017 Office Hours:

Tuesday & Thursday: 11:30 am-12:15 pm

Wednesday: 1:00-1:45 pm

Friday: 1:00-2:45 pm

Courses Taught:

Phil 100: Introduction to Philosophy
Phil 120: Contemporary Moral Problems
Phil 140: Logic and Reasoning
Phil 300: Ancient Philosophy
Phil 310: Modern Philosophy
Phil 320: Analytic Philosophy
Phil 325: Existentialism
Phil 330: Moral Philosophy
Phil 335: Epistemology
Phil 345: Metaphysics
Phil 405: Philosophy of Religion
Phil 425: Philosophy of Mind
Phil 495  Seminar: The Philosophy of Wittgenstein
Phil 495  Seminar: The Quest for Certainty
Phil 495  Seminar: Relativism, Truth, and Knowledge

Research Interests:  Epistemology, metaphysics, history of analytic philosophy.

Selected Publications:

  • Haugen, D. (2010). Ayers' language, truth, and logic. Masterplots third revised edition. Salem Press.
  • Haugen, D. (2010). Russell's the problems of philosophy. Masterplots third revised edition. Salem Press.
  • Haugen, D. & Keeling, B. (2008). Hartshorne's process theism and big bang cosmology revisited: Reply to Walker. Process studies 37/1.
  • Haugen, D. (2007). Leibniz's theodicy. Masterplots II: Christian literature. Salem Press.
  • Haugen, D. (2007). First meeting of the Vienna circle. Great events from history: The twentieth century, 1901-1940. Salem Press.
  • Haugen, D. (2004). Thomas Nagel. In  John K. Roth (Ed.), Ethics, revised edition. Salem Press.
  • Haugen, D. (2000). The foundations of arithmetic. In John K. Roth (Ed.), World philosophers and their works. Salem Press.
  • Haugen, D. (2000). Michael Drummet. In John K. Roth (Ed.), World philosophers and their works. Salem Press.
  • Haugen, D. (2000). The logical basis of metaphysics. In John K. Roth (Ed.), World philosophers and their works. Salem Press.
  • Haugen, D. (1995). Personal identity and concern for the future. Philosophia, Vol. 24.
  • Haugen, D. & Keeling, B. (1994). Hartshorne's process theism and big bang cosmology. Process Studies 23/1.

Selected Presentations:

  • Haugen, D., & Keeling, B. (1999). The cosmological argument and the limits of explanation. Illinois Philosophical Association.
  • Haugen, D. (1995). The price of realism. American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division. 
  • Haugen, D. (1993). Realism and the private language argument. The Central States Philosophical Association. 
  • Haugen, D. (1992). Personal identity and concern for the future. Ball State University.
  • Haugen, D. (1992). Can a speaker of a private language make a mistake? Illinois State University.
  • Haugen, D. (1991). Dummett's anti-realism: Meaning, truth, and understanding. Illinois Philosophical Association.

Selected Book Reviews:

  • Haugen, D. (2013). Groundless grounds: A study of Wittgenstein and Heidegger, Lee Braver. Philosophy in Review, Vol. 33, No 5.
  • Haugen, D. (2012). Truth by analysis, Colin McGinn. Philosophy in Review, Vol. 32, No 4.
  • Haugen, D. (2011). Disagreement, Richard Feldman & Ted Warfield. Philosophy in Review, Vol. 31, No 4.
  • Haugen, D. (2010). Taking Wittgenstein at his word, Robert Fogelin.  Philosophy in Review, Vol. 30, No 5.
  • Haugen, D. (1992). Kant's critique of teleology in biological explanation, Peter McLaughlin. Review of Metaphysics.