Katherine Dormandy

Selected Recent Work


- Trust in Epistemology, edited volume under contract with Routledge.

- 'The Epistemic Function of Trust', in Trust in Epistemology, edited Katherine Dormandy, under contract with Routledge, 2018.

- 'Introduction: Epistemology and Trust', in Trust in Epistemology, edited Katherine Dormandy, under contract with Routledge, 2018.

- 'Evidence-Seeking as an Expression of Faith', forthcoming in The American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly.

-'Epistemic Authority: Preemptive Reasons or Proper Basing?' Erkenntnis, 2017.

- 'Evidentialism' [in German: 'Evidentialismus'], Handbook of Epistemology [Handbuch der Erkenntnistheorie], ed. Martin Grajner, forthcoming with Metzler, 2017.

- 'An Approach to the Problem of Suffering' [in German: 'Ein Zugang zum Problem des Leids'], (Ir)rational Faith? [(Ir)rationaler Glaube?], eds. Romy Jaster, Peter Schulte, forthcoming with Mentis, 2017.

- 'The Rationality of Religious Belief' [in German: 'Die Rationalität Religiöser Überzeugungen'] Handbook of Analytic Theology [Handbuch für Analytische Theologie], ed. Georg Gasser, Ludwig Jaskolla, and Thomas Schärtl, Aschendorff, forthcoming, 2017.

- 'Doktrin oder Diskurs? Fördern religiöse Verschiedenheiten die Erkenntnis der Wahrheit?' ['Doctrine or Discourse? Does Religious Disagreement Promote Knowledge?'], Glaube und Politik in einer pluralen Welt [Faith and Politics in a Pluralistic World], eds. Monika Datterl, Wilhelm Guggenberger, Claudia Paganini, Innsbruck: Innsbruck University Press, 20017.

- 'Argument from Personal Narrative: A Case Study of Rachel Moran's Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution'.

Res Philosophica, Vol. 3, Issue 93, 601-620, 2016.

- 'Religious Evidentialism' [winner, Paternoster Young Philosopher of Religion Prize, 2010], European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Vol. 5, No. 2, summer 2013.

- 'Counterfactual-Peer Disagreement', in ­Epistemology: Contexts, Values, Disagreement (eds. Christoph Jäger and Winfried Löffler), Frankfurt: Ontos, 2012.

- Applied Ontology: An Introduction, ed. with Barry Smith, Ontos, 2008.

- 'Introduction: What is Ontology For?' in Applied Ontology: An Introduction, ed. Katherine Munn [Dormandy] and Barry Smith, Ontos, 2008.

- 'Functions and Prototypes', in Computation, Information, Cognition: The Nexus and the Liminal, ed. G. Dodig-Crnkovic and S. Stuart, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007.

- 'Functional Anatomy: a Taxonomic Proposal' (with Ingvar Johansson, et al.), in Acta Biotheoretica, 2005, volume 3.

- 'Bodily Systems and the Spatial-Functional Structure of the Human Body' (with Barry Smith and Igor Papakin), in Medical Ontologies, ed. D. Pisanelli, Amsterdam: IOS Press, 2004.


- Three Types of Belief on Authority
- Should Love Ever Be Blind?

- Resolving Religious Disagreements: Bias and Evidence 

- Can Bayesian Evidentialism Account for Rational Conversions?

- Epistemically Transformative Updates: A Simple and Flexible Probabilism