Jason Bridges

Philosophy Department

University of Chicago



Course Materials



This page is no longer updated. See my academia.edu page for more recent writing.


In Progress

"Pulling Semantic Contextualism Out by Its Roots"



"Contextualist and Anti-Contextualist Themes in Wittgenstein"


"The Normativity of Rationality"
Rough draft available upon request.

"Anti-anti-psychologism about Reasons"

Published or Forthcoming

The Possibility of Philosophical Understanding: Essays for Barry Stroud

Oxford University Press, forthcoming in 2010 (co-edited with Niko Kolodny and Wai-hung Wong).

"Dispositions and Rational Explanation"

Forthcoming in Bridges, Kolodny and Wong (eds.), OUP.

"Rationality, Normativity and Transparency"

Mind 118 (2009): 353-367. [abstract]

"Rule-Following Skepticism, Properly So Called"

Forthcoming in Skepticism, Meaning and Justification, James Conant and Andrea Kern (eds.), Routledge, 2009.

"Wittgenstein vs. Contextualism"

Forthcoming in Wittgenstein�s Philosophical Investigations: A Critical Guide, A. M. Ahmed (ed.), Cambridge University Press, 2008. [abstract]

"Does Informational Semantics Commit Euthyphro's Fallacy?"

No�s 60 (2006): 522-547. [abstract]

"Davidson's Transcendental Externalism"

Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 73 (2006): 290-315. [abstract]

"Teleofunctionalism and Psychological Explanation"

Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 87 (2006), 403-421. [abstract]


"Review of The Architecture of Reason"

Mind 117 (2007): 1083-1088.

"Review of Experience and the World's Own Language: A Critique of John McDowell's Empiricism"

Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (2007), URL: http://ndpr.nd.edu/review.cfm?id=8743