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John Horty

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Professor, Philosophy

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Artificial Intelligence
Decision, Game and Social Choice Theory

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John Horty received his BA in Classics and Philosophy from Oberlin College and his PhD in Philosophy from the University ofPittsburgh; he is currently a Professor in the PhilosophyDepartment and the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies at the University of Maryland, as well as an Affiliate Professor in the Computer Science Department. His interests include philosophical logic, artificial intelligence, cognitive science more generally, theories of practical reasoning, the philosophy of language, ethics, and the philosophy of law. Horty is the author of three books as well as papers on a variety of topics in logic, philosophy, and computer science. His work has been supported by two fellowships from the National Endowment forHumanities and several grants from the National ScienceFoundation; he has held visiting fellowships at the NetherlandsInstitute for Advanced Studies, and at the Center for AdvancedStudies in Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University.