«CURRICULUM VITAE Kenneth A. Taylor Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy Director, Symbolic Systems Program Department of Philosophy ...»
October 2009. Oregon State University, Corvalis, Oregon. Topic: “Is it Wrong to Wreck the Earth” October 2009. Keynote Event at the 61st Northwest Philosophy Conference, Portland Oregon.
Topic: “Mind Reading.” November 2009. College of the Sequoias, in Vasalia California. Topic: “What Would Jesus Really Do?” Upcoming Invited Philosophy Talk Appearances May 2010. Palo Alto High School. Topic: tbd. We will for the first time present Philosophy Talk to an audience of high school students.
June 2010. American Humanists Association, San Jose California.
Topic: “What is Humanism?” September 2010, University of Washington, Seattle Washington. Topic: “Philosophy for Children.” We have been invited, by the Center for Children and Philosophy, to present a show to an audience of 5th – 8th graders, their parents, and UW students who are trained by the Center to teach philosophy to children.
Professional, University and Departmental Service Professional Occasional Referee, Nous, Philosophical Psychology, Philosophy of Science, Synthese, Dialogue, Cognitive Science, Mind and Language, Oxford University Press, University of Delaware Press, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, American Philosophical Quarterly.
Kenneth A. Taylor--10 Member, American Philosophical Association Member, APA Committee on Blacks in Philosophy, 1989-92 Member, Society for Philosophy and Psychology Member, Executive Committee of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 1991-94 Organizer, Conference on "Mind, Meaning, and Nature", Wesleyan University Spring 1989 Co-Chair, Programming Committee, Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 1993 Annual Meeting Local Arrangements Coordinator for the 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology held at Stanford University, June ‘99.
Member, Program Committee, Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association, 2000- 2002 Member, APA Committee on Lectures, Publications and Research, 20001-2004 Organize an France-Stanford cooperative exchange on “Pragmatics” with collaborators from the Jean Nicod Institute in Paris France (2007 – 2008).
Panelist for National Research Council/Ford Foundation Minority Post-doctoral Fellowhips, 2000- 2002 Panelist for ACLS Fellowship Selection Committee, 2009/2010 – 2010/2011.
University Committees and Service
Dean’s Curriculum Advisory Committee 1996/97- 98/99.
Committee for Cognitive Science at CSLI 95/96, Chair 96/97 - 99/00 Committee on Libraries, 96/97 - 98/99 Humanities Center Fellow Selection Committee 97/98 01/02 Advisory Committee for the Selection of Presidential Endowed Chairs 97/98.
Faculty Advisory Committee to CSLI 99/00.
Member, Diversity Action Council, subcommittee on faculty diversity. 2002 – 2004 Advsiory Board of the Stanford Humanities Center, 2006 - 2009 H & S Committee on A & P Committee, 2006/2007 – 2007/2008
Faculty Senate, 2009Director, Symbolic Systems Program, 2009 Departmental Service and Committees:
Member, Search Committee, Phillosophy of Science 95/96 Chair, Search Committee, History of Modern Philosophy, 96/97 Chair, Search Committee, History of Modern Philosophy, 97/98 Member, M&E Search Committee 97/98-98-99 Member, Placement Committee, 96/97, 97/98, 98/99 Liason to Symbolic Systems Program 97/98 -99/00 Steering Committee, Symbolic Systems 98/99, 00/01 Graduate Committee, 97/98, 98/99.
Director of Undergraduate Studies, 99/00 Department Chair, 2001 – 2004, 2005 – 2008.
Admissions Committee, 2009 Race and Ethnicity Search Committee, 2009-2010