Kristen Beard

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Position:

Graduate Student

Campus:

St. George,

Biography:

  • BA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Kristen is interested in questions regarding belief, scientific reasoning, language, meaning, logic, and decision theory, focused specifically on the writings of pragmatists in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Kristen is a Connaught Scholar, and prior to enrolling at Toronto she completed her BA in Honors Philosophy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a minor in Physics.

Research Interests:

Decision Theory, Epistemology, Logic, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science, Pragmatism