Logan Paul Gage




B.A.                Philosophy, History, & American Studies, Whitworth College (2004) summa cum laude

M.A.               Philosophy, Baylor University (2011)

Ph.D.              Philosophy, Baylor University (ABD, expected 2014)

Dissertation:    “Objectivity and Subjectivity in Epistemology: A Defense of the Phenomenal Conception of Evidence”

Committee:      Trent Dougherty (director), Jonathan L. Kvanvig, Alexander R. Pruss, and Francis J. Beckwith 

Areas of Interest:

Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion, Meta- and Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Science, History of Philosophy, Aquinas

Select Publications:

“Evidence and What We Make of It” Southwest Philosophy Review Vol. 30, No. 2 (forthcoming 2014).

“Against Contextualism: Belief, Evidence, & the Bank Cases” Principia: An International Journal of Epistemology (forthcoming 2014).

“New Atheist Approaches to Religion” in Graham Oppy, ed., Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion (London: Acumen, forthcoming 2014).

Co-authored with Trent Dougherty (Baylor University).

Thomas Nagel, Mind and Cosmos (Oxford University Press, 2012), The Review of Metaphysics Vol. 66, No. 3 (March 2013): 588-590.

Alvin Plantinga, Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism (Oxford University Press, 2011), International Journal for Philosophy of Religion Vol. 72, No. 1 (2012): 53-57. 

Co-authored with Bradley Monton (University of Colorado, Boulder). 

Kelly James Clark and Raymond J. VanArragon, eds., Evidence and Religious Belief (Oxford University Press, 2011), American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly Vol. 86, No. 2 (2012): 372-375.

“St. Thomas Aquinas on Intelligent Design” Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association Vol. 85 (2011): 79-97. 

Co-authored with Robert C. Koons (University of Texas at Austin).

Select Presentations:

“Two Teleological Arguments? Paley, Aquinas, & Modern Thomism,” delivered to the annual American Catholic Philosophical Association meeting, IUPUI & Marian University (November 2013). 

“Against Contextualism: Belief, Evidence, & the Bank Cases,” delivered to the Pacific Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association (March 2013). 

Natural Law & Modern Biology: A Tension in Mark Murphy’s Account,” delivered to The Joint Session of The Aristotelian Society and The Mind Association at the University of Stirling, UK (July 2012).

“Hume’s Twin Charges against Theistic Theories of Sense Perception: A Reidian Response,” delivered to the annual Evangelical Philosophical Society meeting (November 2011).

Can Darwinism Support the Classical Liberal Vision of the Family?” delivered to the annual Notre Dame Center for Ethics & Culture conference at the University of Notre Dame (November 2011).

Evidence and What We Make of It?” delivered to the University of Miami Graduate Epistemology Conference (January 2011).