Image of Matthew KatzAssistant Professor of Philosophy

Central Michigan University
Department of Philosophy & Religion

Campus Address: Anspach 301-O
Telephone: (989) 774-1894


Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2007


Philosophy of Psychology, Decision Theory, Introduction to Logic, Critical Reasoning, Twentieth Century Philosophy 

Research Interests:

Philosophy of Mind and Psychology, Epistemology

Select Publications:

  • "Analog Representations and Their Users," Synthese 193:3, 851-71 (2016).
  • "Jerry Fodor and the Representational Theory of Mind," in Philosophy of Mind: The Key Thinkers, ed. Andrew Bailey. Bloomsbury (2014). 
  • "Mental Magnitudes and Incremenets of Mental Magnitudes," The Review of Philosophy and Psychology 4:4, 675-703 (2013). 
  • "Rethinking the Language of Thought," (with Susan Schneider), Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science 3:2​, 153-62 (2012). 
  • "The Language of Thought Hypothesis,The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy​ (2009). 
  • "Analog and Digital Representation,Minds and Machines 18:3, 403-8 (2008).