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J. Michael Dunn

Professor Emeritus Informatics and Computing
Professor Emeritus Philosophy
Phone: (812) 856-5418
Phone: (812) 855-7088


  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1966

Professional Experience

  • Research Fulbright to The Australian National University Institute for Advanced Studies, 1975
  • Senior Visitor, Oxford Mathematical Institute, 1978
  • Distinguished Visitor, University of Melbourne, 1983
  • Fellow, American Council of Learned Societies, 1984
  • Editor, Journal of Symbolic Logic, 1982­88
  • Editor, Journal of Philosophical Logic, 1987-present
  • President, Society for Exact Philosophy, 1988-90

Research Interests

Non-classical logics

  • Non-classical logics, especially relevance logic
  • Formal, especially algebraic, semantics
  • Automated reasoning
  • Philosophy of language
  • Philosophy of mind

Dissertation Committee Service

Bold student names indicate a cognitive science standalone student.

Author Dissertation Title Committee
Chui, M. I still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For: Web Searching As Query Refinement (January 2002) Dillon, A. (Co-Chair), Leake, D. B. (Co-Chair), Dunn, J. M., Peebles, C. S.
Chemero, A. P.How to Be an Anti-Representationalist (April 1999) Smith, B. C., Port, R. F. (Co-Chair), Dunn, J. M., Millikan, R. G., Gelder T. J. (Co-Chair)
Yu-Houng HoungClassicism, Connectionism, And the Concept of Level (May 1991)Dunn, J. M. (Chair), Castaneda, H., Eisenberg, P., Cochiarella, N., Gasser, M., Gelder, T. V.
Chalmers, DavidToward a Theory of Consciousness (May 1993) Hofstadter, D. (Co-Chair), Dunn, J. (Co-Chair), van Gelder, T., Goldstone, R.