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Robert Koons, PhD
Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas, Austin
Rob Koons is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin, where he has taught since 1987. Koons specializes in metaphysics, philosophical logic and philosophy of religion. He is the author of two books, Paradoxes of Belief and Realism Regained, and the co-editor of ,em>The Waning of Materialism (Oxford University Press, 2010). Koons earned a B. A. in philosophy at Michigan State, a B.A. with First Class Honours in Philosophy & Theology at Oxford, and a Ph.D. at UCLA. He has written over thirty articles. He was elected in 2009 as a Senator-at-Large of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
Two books that are under development (with Timothy Pickavance): Metaphysics: The Fundamentals, and Compendium of Metaphysics.
Areas of Specialization
metaphysics, philosophical logic, philosophy of religion