Ron Mallon

Ron Mallon

Professor of Philosophy and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology
PhD, Rutgers University
research interests:
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Cognitive Science
  • Experimental Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science and Social Science
  • Social and Political Theory
  • Ethics
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    • Washington University
      CB 1073
      One Brookings Drive
      St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    Professor Mallon's current research interests include social constructionist claims and the role that culturally transmitted moral rules play in moral reasoning.​

    Selected Publications

    • Mallon, R. (2016).  The Construction of Human Kinds. Oxford University Press.
    • Mallon, R. (2016.) “Experimental Philosophy.” Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Methodology, ed. Herman Cappelen, John Hawthorne, and Tamar Szabó Gendler.
    • Mallon R. “Stereotype Threat and Persons” (2016) Implicit Biases.  Ed. Michael Brownstein and Jenny Saul.  Oxford University Press.
    • Mallon, R. (2015.) “Social Construction and Achieving Reference.” Noûs.
    • Nichols, S., Á. Pinillos, and R. Mallon.  (Forthcoming.)  “Referential Ambiguity.”  Mind.
    • Mallon, R.  (2015.) "Performed Categories, Self Explanation and Agency.”  Philosophical Studies.
    • Mallon, R.  (2013.) “Was Race Thinking Invented in the Modern West?”  Studies in History and Philosophy of Science (Part A) Volume 44, Issue 1, March 2013, pp. 77–88.
    • Mallon, R. and J. Doris (2013). The Science of Ethics. Blackwell Companion to Ethics. H. LaFollette and I. Persson. Oxford, Blackwell.