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Todd Jones

Department(s): Philosophy
Office: CDC-04 405
Mail Code: 5028
Phone: 702-895-4691
Email: tjones@unlv.nevada.edu


Professor Jones’s research focuses on different views of explanation in the sciences and in the social sciences. His most resent studies have focused on the role of stories in causing and explaining behavior. He has degrees in Anthropology and Cognitive Science, as well as philosophy. He is the author of the book, What people believe when they say that people believe: Folk sociology and the nature of group intention.

Research Area(s)

  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Mind