I am an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, and I direct the Computational Social Philosophy Lab with Patrick Grim.

My research is at the intersections of epistemology, ethics, and social philosophy. That work is motivated primarily by two questions: (1) how and why epistemic norms apply to us, and (2) how epistemic norms for groups differ from norms for individuals. I investigate both questions using traditional philosophical methods as well as via agent-based computer simulations. I also use agent-based computer simulations to investigate questions more squarely in political philosophy, social epistemology, and philosophy of science.

I organize the Penn Reasons and Foundations in Epistemology Conference (PeRFECt) with Errol Lord and Lisa Miracchi. More information about PeRFECt can be found here. (Information about PeRFECt2 is coming soon.) In 2014, I organized PRPSEW14

Before coming to Penn, I received a Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Michigan.

Contact Me:

Physical Mail:
Department of Philosophy
433 Cohen Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6304

Email: singerd@phil.upenn.edu

Office: 461 Cohen Hall

Phone: +1 920-4Singer

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