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Carl R. Hausman

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy


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Education:

  1. A.B., University of Louisville
  2. M.A., Duke University
  3. Ph.D., Northwestern University

Biography:

Areas of Specialization

  • Aesthetics
  • Philosophy of creativity
  • Metaphor theory
  • Philosophy of Charles Peirce

Recent Courses

  • Informal independent study and supervision of graduate student dissertations

Recent Publications

  • Topic on Creativity, "Conceptual and Historical Overview," Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, ed., Michael Kelly, Oxford University Press, 1998
  • Topic on Metaphor, "Metaphor and Nonverbal Arts," Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, ed., Michael Kelly, Oxford University Press, 1998
  • "Infinitesimals as Origins of Evolution, Comments Prompted by Timothy Herron and Hilary Putnam on Peirce's Synechism and Infinitesimals," Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, Summer, 1998, Vol. xxxiv No. 3

Current Projects

  • Research and writing in preparation of a lecture on process philosophy and Charles S. Peirce's pragmatism to be presented at Catholic University, Nijmegen, Holland.
  • Research and writing for a solicited paper on Peirce's realism and semiotic theory for a special issue publication in France.
  • Continuing work on Peirce, pragmatism, and interpretation theories.