Gary Fuller


Associate Professor of Philosophy

Central Michigan University

Department of Philosophy & Religion



Campus Address: Anspach 305A
Telephone: (989) 774-3570


    B. Litt., Oxford University, 1970



    Moral Problems, Business Ethics, Philosophy of Mind, Foundations of Cognitive Science


Research Interests:

    Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Music, Personal Identity


Select Publications::

      A new edition of Hume’s Treatise of Human Nature, co-edited with R. Stecker and J. Wright (London, 2003); John Locke: An Essay Concerning Human Understanding in Focus, co-edited with J. Wright and R. Stecker (Routledge, 2000)
      “Empty Names and Pragmatic Implications,“ ( Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 449-462, Fall 2007 [with Fred Adams]); “Bonjour's A Priori Justification of Induction,“ ( Contributions of the Austrian Wittgenstein Society, 2003 [with John Meixner]); “Personal Identity” ( Reflections, Longman 2002); “Understanding Persons by Mental Simulation” ( Appraisal [England], 2002); “The Semantics of Fictional Names” ( Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 1997 [with R. Adams and B. Stecker]); “Simulation and Psychological Concepts” (in Davies and Stone, eds., Mental Simulation [Blackwell, 1995]); “Survival and Teleportation” ( Becoming Persons [England], 1995); “The Semantics of Thought” ( Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 1992 [with Adams and Stecker]); “A Critique of Dennett” ( Synthese, 1986 [with Yu]). “Reductionism and Empathy” ( Southern Journal of Philosophy, 1978)



      Honors Teacher of the Year, 2005 (with Peter Koper)