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- David Godden
- Assistant Professor
- Philosophy & Religious Studies
- 9013 Batten Arts and Letters
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- David Godden (Ph.D. McMaster University, 2004) is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Old Dominion University, with research interests in epistemology, the theory of rationality, reasoning and argument, the theory of evidence, logic (formal and informal), the history and philosophy of logic, and the history of modern and analytic philosophy.
- McMaster University,
Degree: Ph. D.
- York University,
- Wilfrid Laurier University,
- Areas of Specialization: Epistemology, Theory of Reasoning and Argument, Logic (formal and informal), History and Philosophy of Logic ---- Areas of Competence: History of Modern and Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind
- Godden, D. (2014). Mill's System of Logic.Oxford Handbook of British philosophy in the nineteenth century (pp. 44-70). Oxford: Oxford UP.
- Godden, D. (2010). Corroborative evidence.Dialectics, dialogue and argumentation: An examination of Douglas Walton's theories of reasoning and argument (pp. 201-212). London: College Publications.
- Godden, D. (2014). Modeling corroborative evidence: Inference to the best explanation as counter-rebuttal. Argumentation: An International Journal on Reasoning
- Godden, D. (2014). Teaching rational entitlement and responsibility: A Socratic exercise. Informal Logic: Reasoning and Argumentation in Theory and Practice, Teaching Supplement, 34 (1), (pp. 124-151).
- Godden, D. (2012). Rethinking the debriefing paradigm: The rationality of belief perseverance. Logos & Episteme, 3 (1), (pp. 51-74).
- Godden, D. (2010). The importance of belief in argumentation: Belief, commitment and the effective resolution of a difference of opinion. Synthese, 172, (pp. 397-414).
- Godden, D., and Brenner, W. H. (2010). Wittgenstein and the logic of deep disagreement. Cogency: Journal of Reasoning and Argumentation, 2 (2), (pp. 41-80).
- Godden, D., and Griffin, N. (2009). Psychologism and the development of Russell’s account of propositions. History and Philosophy of Logic, 30 (2), (pp. 171-186).
- Godden, D. (2008). On common knowledge and ad populum: Acceptance as grounds for acceptability. Philosophy & Rhetoric, 41 (2), (pp. pp. 101-129).
- Godden, D., and Walton, D. (2007). A theory of presumption for everyday argumentation. Pragmatics & Cognition, 15 (2), (pp. pp. 313-346).
- Godden, D., and Walton, D. (2007). Advances in the theory of argumentation schemes and critical questions. Informal Logic: Reasoning and Argumentation in Theory and Practice, 27 (3), (pp. pp. 267-292).
- Godden, D., and Walton, D. (2006). Argument from expert opinion as legal evidence: Critical questions and admissibility criteria of expert testimony in the American legal system. Ratio Juris, 19 (3), (pp. pp. 261-286).
- Godden, D. (2006). Departmental boundaries within the corporate body of theory: Quine on the holistic foundations of logic. Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review, 45 (3), (pp. pp. 505-528).
- Godden, D. (2005). Deductivism as an interpretative strategy: A reply to Groarke’s defense of reconstructive deductivism. Argumentation and Advocacy: Journal of the American Forensic Association, 41 (3), (pp. pp. 168-183).
- Godden, D. (2005). Psychologism in the logic of John Stuart Mill: Mill on the subject matter and foundations of ratiocinative logic. History and Philosophy of Logic, 26 (2), (pp. pp. 115-143).
- Godden, D., and Walton, D. (2004). Denying the antecedent as a legitimate argumentative strategy: A dialectical model. Informal Logic: Reasoning and Argumentation in Theory and Practice, 24 (3), (pp. pp. 219-243).
- Godden, D. (2003). Arguing at cross-purposes: Discharging the dialectical obligations of the coalescent model of argumentation. Argumentation: An International Journal on Reasoning, 17 (2), (pp. pp. 219-243).
- Godden, D. (2013). On the norms of visual argument. In D. Mohammed and M. Lewinski (Ed.) ,Virtues of argumentation: Proceedings of the 10th international conference of the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation (OSSA) (pp. 1-13). Windsor, ON: OSSA.
- 2013: Summer Research Fellowship Program (SRFP) , Old Dominion University
- 2009: Essay Award for "The importance of belief in argumentation," Synthese (2010), Association for Informal Logic and Critical Thinking
- 2005: SSHRC Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada
- 2004: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, University of Winnipeg
- 2000: SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship, Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada