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Dustin Olson

Sessional Instructor (Luther College)
Ph.D (University of Rochester); MA (McMaster University); BA Honours (University of Regina)

Office: AH 449
E-mail: dustin.olson@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4356
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/dustinzolson

Current classes
Fall 2021: PHIL 100-L01 Introduction to Philosophy

Research interests

  • Intersections between Social-Moral Epistemology
  • Public Reason, and Epistemic Agency
  • Metaphysics and Science of Time
  • History of Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy.

Recent publications include:

Articles

“Epistemic Progress Despite Systematic Disagreement.” Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, Special Issue: Metaphilosophy, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2019: 77 – 94.

“A Case for Epistemic Agency.” Logos and Episteme, Volume 6, Issue 4, 2015, 449 – 474.

“Getting Off the Wheel,” (with Patrick Bondy). Metaphilosophy, Volume 46, Issue 4-5, October 2015, 620 – 637.

Book Chapters

“Chapter 1: Empiricism: Logical and Otherwise.” Introduction to Philosophy Series: Philosophy of
Science. Rebus Open Textbook Series. Forthcoming.

“Bertrand Russell.” The Cambridge History of Atheism, Michael Ruse (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Forthcoming.

Public Opinion, Democratic Legitimacy, and Epistemic Compromise.” Science, Freedom, and Democracy. Edited by Péter Hartl and Ádam Tamás Tuboly. Routledge, 2021: 158 – 77.

Russell’s Bridge,” (with Nicholas Griffin). The Bloomsbury Companion to Bertrand Russell, Russell Wahl (ed.). London: Bloomsbury, 2018: 286 - 311.

Reference Entries

Epistemic Defeat” (with Patrick Bondy). Oxford Bibliographies Online: Philosophy, 2019, doi: 10.1093/obo/9780195396577-0231.