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David Godden

  • David Godden
  • Assistant Professor
  • Philosophy & Religious Studies
  • 9013 Batten Arts and Letters
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-5997
  • dgodden@odu.edu
  • David Godden (Ph.D. McMaster University, 2004) is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Old Dominion University, with research interests in epistemology, the theory of rationality, reasoning and argument, the theory of evidence, logic (formal and informal), the history and philosophy of logic, and the history of modern and analytic philosophy.
  • Education

    McMaster University, 2004
    Major: Philosophy
    Degree: Ph. D.
    York University, 1997
    Major: Philosophy
    Degree: M.A.
    Wilfrid Laurier University, 1995
    Major: Philosophy
    Degree: B.A.
  • Research Interests

    Areas of Specialization: Epistemology, Theory of Reasoning and Argument, Logic (formal and informal), History and Philosophy of Logic ---- Areas of Competence: History of Modern and Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind
  • Expertise

  • 2013: Summer Research Fellowship Program (SRFP) , Old Dominion University
  • 2009: Essay Award for "The importance of belief in argumentation," Synthese (2010), Association for Informal Logic and Critical Thinking
  • 2005: SSHRC Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • 2004: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, University of Winnipeg
  • 2000: SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship, Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada