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Principal Investigators

John Greco
John Greco

John Greco holds the Leonard and Elizabeth Eslick Chair in Philosophy. He received his Ph.D. from Brown University in 1989 and his AB from Georgetown in 1983. His research interests are in epistemology and metaphysics and he has published widely on virtue epistemology, epistemic normativity, skepticism, and Thomas Reid. He is the Editor of American Philosophical Quarterly.



Eleonore Stump
Eleonore Stump

Eleonore Stump is the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, where she has taught since 1992. She has published extensively in philosophy of religion, contemporary metaphysics, and medieval philosophy. Her books include her major study Aquinas (Routledge, 2003) and her extensive treatment of the problem of evil, Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering (Oxford, 2010). She has given the Gifford Lectures (Aberdeen, 2003), the Wilde lectures (Oxford, 2006), and the Stewart lectures (Princeton, 2009). She is past president of the Society of Christian Philosophers, the American Catholic Philosophical Association, and the American Philosophical Association, Central Division; and she is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.



Postdoctoral Liaison

Ian Church
Ian Church

Ian Church finished his PhD in the St Andrews-Stirling Joint Programme in Philosophy in 2012. His dissertation focused on virtue epistemology and the analysis of knowledge, and his current research includes work on intellectual virtues, the Gettier Problem, epistemic luck, fallibilism, disagreement, the interface between epistemology and ethics, non-reductive models of knowledge, intuitions, religious epistemology, philosophy of psychology, and cognitive science. Prior to his PhD, Ian did his MLitt in philosophy in the St Andrews-Stirling Joint Programme.



Graduate Assistants

James McCollum
James McCollum

Jim McCollum specializes in politcal philosophy, especially in the Pragmatist tradition. James’ dissertation explores the intersection between inquiry in a robustly Deweyan sense and deliberative democracy. James does web design and other forms of technical support for the Intellectual Humility Project.



Jonathan Reibsamen
Jonathan Reibsamen

Jonathan specializes in epistemology. His dissertation research is focused on the intersection of virtue epistemology and social epistemology. His other areas of philosophical interest include philosophy of science, philosophy of religion, political philosophy, ethics, and medical ethics. Jonathan and his wife, Julie, live in the Southampton neighborhood in St. Louis with their two young children, Evalia and Ethan.



Joshua Johnson
Joshua Johnson

Joshua Johnson specializes in metaphysics and the philosophy of mind. He also has interests in the philosophy of religion, ethics, and epistemology. His dissertation is focused upon developing an account of ontological emergence within a Neo-Aristotelian metaphysic – with particular focus upon such Aristotelian concepts as substantial form, formal causation, and hylomorphism. Joshua handles administrative duties, including events planning and conference organization, for the Intellectual Humility Project.