Robert L. Causey is Professor
Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. He
graduated from Mark Keppel
High School, near
Alhambra, CA (a suburb of Los Angeles). He received a B.S. (with honor)
in Mathematics from Caltech
, 1963, and a Ph.D. in Logic and the Methodology of Science from the University of California, Berkeley, 1967.
He taught at the University
of Texas from 1967 until
retiring in 2006. He has been Chairman of the Philosophy Department
(1980-88) and was a co-founder of the U.T. Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
He has served on the Editorial Board of Philosophy of Science
and on the Governing Board of the Philosophy of Science Association
(PSA). He has held research grants from the National
Science Foundation (NSF) and the Army Research Office, has consulted at
the NSF, and has done private consulting on applications of logic
and artificial intelligence programming. He is author of Unity of Science ,
1977, Logic, Sets, and Recursion 1994, Revised Edition,
2001, Supplement to Logic, Sets, and Recursion, 2002, Logic, Sets, and Recursion, 2nd Edition, 2006
. Causey is a contributor to the multi-media publication, Introduction
to Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems, Gordon Novak, Jr.
(ed.), Morgan Kaufmann, (1988). He is also author of many publications in
philosophical and scientific journals, and has taught tutorial courses on
artificial intelligence for industry and government. He has been a member
of the American Philosophical Association (APA) Committee on Computer Use in
Philosophy, and was the first Web Page Reviews Editor for the APA
Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers.
His research has included mathematical models in the theory of measurement, the
logical structure of scientific theories and explanations, defeasible reasoning
in artificial intelligence, and the foundations of artificial intelligence and
cognitive science research.
A French translation of this resume is available at Robert L. Causey: Resume
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