- BA, Simon Fraser University
- MA, McMaster University
Sean’s principal interests concern the sources and foundations of knowledge in contexts of belief and of action. This puts his area of focus at the intersection between epistemology, metaethics, language, logic, and the philosophy of mind. He is especially fascinated by the thought, rooted in Kant’s distinction between empirical and transcendental psychology as well as the related distinction between the standpoints of theoretical and practical reason, that there may be different systems of concepts and justificational procedures for different kinds of knowledge claim.
19th Century Philosophy, Epistemology, History of Analytic Philosophy, Kant, Metaethics, Pragmatism