Dr Joe Ulatowski


Qualifications: BSc Methodist, MA Mississippi, PhD Utah

School of Social Sciences



Metaphysics & Epistemology (esp. Truth); Naturalistic Understanding of Mind, Language, and Action; Cognitive Science; Experimental Philosophy; Metaphilosophy

Research Interests

My research focuses on issues in metaphysics and philosophy of mind, which I approach pluralistically employing both traditional philosophical methods and experimental methods commonly used in the social sciences.

Recent Publications

  • Colter, R., & Ulatowski, J. (2017). The unexamined student is not worth teaching: preparation, the zone of proximal development, and the Socratic Model of Scaffolded Learning. Educational Philosophy and Theory, -online, 1-14. doi:10.1080/00131857.2017.1282340

  • Ulatowski, J. (2017). Is Horwich's minimalism intuitive?. In Horwich Workshop. Conference held at Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea.

  • Colter, R., & Ulatowski, J. (2017). Social dexterity in inquiry and argumentation: An apologia of socrates. AAPT Studies in Pedagogy, -online. doi:10.5840/aaptstudies201713117

  • Ulatowski, J. (2016). The pragmatic conception of truth and practical results. In Waikato Philosophy Seminars, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

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Papers Taught

Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Ulatowski, Dr Joe 9350 julatows J.3.19 Philosophy Programme