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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
October 24, 2017
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Dr. Rockney Jacobsen

Associate Professor

Contact Information
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.3084
Fax: 519-884-5465
Office Location: S011

Academic Background

My interests are the philosophy of mind and language, Wittgenstein, and the history of philosophy.


Recent Publications:

Introduction to Philosophy: Knowledge and Reality; 1st Edition (Pearson Education, Inc.), 2015

Our Faithfulness to the Past: The Ethics and Politics of Memory; essays by Sue Campbell, co-edited with Christine M. Koggel (Oxford University Press), 2014 

"The Duck Quacks Back: A Reply to Nguyen", Dialogue; Canadian Philosophical Review, 2009

"Davidson and First-Person Authority: Parataxis and Self-Expression", in Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 2009

"Sexual Desire", in Sex from Plato to Paglia: A Philosophical Encyclopedia (ed. by A. Soble), 2006

"Semantic Character and Expressive Content", Philosophical Papers, August 1997.

"Self-Quotation and Self-Knowledge", Synthese, March 1997.

"Wittgenstein on Self-Knowledge and Self-Expression", The Philosophical Quarterly, January 1996.

"Arousal and the Ends of Desire", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, September 1993.

"Economic Efficiency and the Quality of Life", Journal of Business Ethics, 1991 (re-published in Ethical Issues in Business, ed. by P. Tittle, 2000)

"Science, Technology, and Naturalized Philosophy", in Eidos, 1988 (re-published in Eidos, 25th Anniversary Issue, 2003)