Robert SchwartzRobert Schwartz

Distinguished Professor

Office: Curtin Hall 617
Phone: (414) 229-4719
Fax: (414) 229-5022


Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests:

His research focuses on issues in the philosophy of psychology, having published works on vision, language and mathematical cognition. He also continues some lines of research in the philosophy of science and Pragmatism.

Teaching Interests:

Teaches the introduction to philosophy, philosophy of psychology, philosophy of science, and Pragmatism.

Selected Publications:

Schwartz, Robert A. ““Berkeleian Instrumentalism: Substance, Force, Corpuscles, and the Aether'.” Mind and Space in the Early Modern Period Ed. Berchielli, L.
Schwartz, Robert A. “'Berkeley and Austin on the Argument from Illusion'.” Interpreting Austin Cambridge University Press.
Schwartz, Robert A. “James on the 'G' of Truth.” Oxford handbook of William James .
Schwartz, Robert. “'Perceptual Veridicality'.” Philosophical Topics .
Schwartz, Robert A. ““Pragmatism, Inquiry and Knowledge”.” Perspektiven der Zeiched und Interpretationsphilosophie Ed. Dirks, U., and Wagner, A. De Gruyter Pub.
Schwartz, Robert A. “Pragmatic Constructivism: Values, Norms & Obligations.” Facts and Values (2016) .
Schwartz, Robert A. “Rethinking Pragmatism.” Wiley/Blackwell. (2012) .
Schwartz, Robert A. “The Illusion of Visual Illusions.” The Philosophy and Psychology of Illusions Ed. Calabi, , and Spinacci, . Palgrave Press. (2012) .
Schwartz, Robert A. “Goodman and the Demise of the Syntactic and Semantic Models.” Handbook of the History of Logic Elsevier. (2011) .
Schwartz, Robert A. “Projectible Predicates.” Cambridge Encylopedia of Language Sciences Cambridge University Press. (2011) .