Edward Hinchman

Associate Professor
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 Curtin Hall 618

Edward S. Hinchman’s website


PhD, University of Michigan

Research Interests

His current research addresses equally the nature of judgment and belief and the nature of intention. This work extends a longstanding project on the role of trust in epistemic and practical rationality.

Teaching Interests

Teaches courses in epistemology, moral psychology, and the metaphysics of action and mind.

Selected Publications

Hinchman, E. S. (2018). "Trust and Will". Judith Simon (Ed.). Routledge Handbook on Trust and Philosophy. New York and London: Routledge.
Hinchman, E. S. (2018). "Assertion and Testimony". Sanford Goldberg (Ed.). Oxford Handbook on Assertion. Oxford University Press.
Hinchman, E. S. (2017, May). "On the Risks of Resting Assured: An Assurance Theory of Trust". Paul Faulkner and Tom Simpson (Ed.). The Philosophy of Trust, 51-69. Oxford University Press.
Hinchman, E. S. (2016, June). "‘What On Earth Was I Thinking?’ How Anticipating Plan’s End Places Intentions in Time". Roman Altshuler and Michael Sigrist (Ed.). Time and the Philosophy of Action, 87-107. Routledge.
Hinchman, E. S. (2016, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Review of David Rose, The Moral Foundations of Economic Behavior. , 13(5), 607-610. Journal of Moral Philosophy.
Hinchman, E. S. (2015, March). "Narrative and the Stability of Intention". European Journal of Philosophy, 23(1), 111-140.
Hinchman, E. S. (2014, June). "Assurance and Warrant". Philosophers’ Imprint, 14(17), 1-58.
Hinchman, E. S. (2013, December). "Assertion, Sincerity, and Knowledge". Noûs, 47(4), 613-646.
Hinchman, E. S. (2013, December). “Rational Requirements and ‘Rational’ Akrasia”. Philosophical Studies, 166(3), 529-552.
Hinchman, E. S. (2013, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). “Can Trust Itself Ground a Reason to Believe the Trusted?”. André Abath and Leonardo de Mello Ribeiro (Ed.). Abstracta, Special Issue VI: A Symposium on Paul Faulkner’s Knowledge on Trust, 47-83.
Hinchman, E. S. (2012, March). Review of Benjamin McMyler, Testimony, Trust, and Authority. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.
Hinchman, E. S. (2012, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). "Reflection, Disagreement, and Context". American Philosophical Quarterly, 49(2), 95-12.
Hinchman, E. S. (2010, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). "Conspiracy, Commitment, and the Self". Ethics, 120(3), 526-556.
Hinchman, E. S. (2009, September). "Receptivity and the Will". Noûs, 43(3), 395-427.
Hinchman, E. S. (2005, September). "Advising as Inviting to Trust". Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 35(3), 355-386.
Hinchman, E. S. (2005, May). "Telling as Inviting to Trust". Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 70(3), 562-587.
Hinchman, E. S. (2003, March). "Trust and Diachronic Agency". Nous, 37(1), 25-51.