Todd Buras

Todd Buras
Department Chair, Associate Professor
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PhD Yale University, 2004

MAR Yale Divinity School, 1998
MA Baylor University, 1994
BA Ouachita Baptist University, 1993

Areas Of Interest

History of Early Modern philosophy, Reid, Metaphysics, and Epistemology

Recent Publications

"The Nature of Sensation in Reid" in History of Philosophy Quarterly,
Volume 22, Number 3, July 2005

"The Problem with Reid's Direct Realism," Philosophical Quarterly, 52 (2002): 457-477. Reprinted in The Philosophy of Thomas Reid: A Collection of Essays, John Haldane and Stephen Read, eds., (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2003) 44-65.

"Counterpart Theory, Natural Properties and Essentialism," Journal of Philosophy 103:1 (2006): 27-42.