Judson C. Webb

Title
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Office
STH 538
Phone
617-353-7320
Education
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Interests: Logic, Foundations of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind

Judson Webb is the author of:

Mechanism, Mentalism, and Metamathematics: An Essay on Finitism (Reidel 1980), a full length study of the bearing of incompleteness and undecidability theorems of Gödel and Church on the Turing thesis and artificial intelligence, as well as on Hilbert’s Program.

Immanuel Kant and the Greater Glory of Geometry (1988), a study of the bearing of the discovery of non-Euclidean geometry on Kant’s philosophy of geometry

Dr. Webb is also the author of several articles on Kant, Carnap, and Gödel. He has just completed a book on the emergence of the problem of time in modern philosophy entitled:

It’s About Time: Some Theories of Time and Duration from Descartes to Kant.

Dr. Webb’s graduate level teaching has recently included a seminar on Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason. Once a year Dr. Webb teaches a graduate level course on the philosophy of mind.