Meg Wallace

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  • Associate Professor
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Philosophy
1413 Patterson Office Tower
(859) 257-1004
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Education

Ph.D. UNC-Chapel Hill 2009

Biography

Meg Wallace is an Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Philosophy Department at University of Kentucky.

She received her PhD in philosophy from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in August of 2009.
In 2009-2010 she was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at Oberlin College.

Meg is primarily interested in Metaphysics, Ontology, and related areas of Philosophy of Language.
In particular, she puzzles over issues of constitution, composition, co-location, change, and modality. 

She also created and launched an innovative course, Circus and Philosophy, in 2017 and 2018.

For more info, visit Meg's website

Publications
“The Polysemy of ‘part’” Synthese - Special Issue: Mereology and Identity (forthcoming) 
 
“The Lump Sum: a Theory of Modal Parts”  Philosophical Papers (forthcoming)  
  
“The Haecceitic Euthyphro Problem” co-authored with Jason Bowers Analysis 78(1): 13-22 (2018)  
 
“Saving Mental Fictionalism from Cognitive Collapse” Res Philosophica 93(2): 405-424 (2016)   
 
“Rearming the Slingshot?” Acta Analytica 30 (3): 283-292 (2015)
   
“The Argument from Vagueness for Modal Parts” dialectica 68 (3): 355-373 (2014) 
 
“Composition as Identity, Mereological Essentialism, and Modal Parts” in Composition as Identity, eds. Donald Baxter and Aaron Cotnoir, OUP (2014) 
 
“Response to A. J. Cotnoir’s Parts as Counterparts” Thought: a Journal in Philosophy vol. 2(3): 242-247 (2013)
 
“Composition as Identity: Part 1” Philosophy Compass vol. 6(11): 804-816 (2011) 
 
“Composition as Identity: Part 2” Philosophy Compass vol. 6(11): 817-827 (2011)   
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