Thagard, Paul

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THAGARD, Paul. Canadian, b. 1950. Genres: Philosophy, Psychology. Career: University of Michigan-Dearborn, assistant professor, 1977-81, associate professor of philosophy, 1981-86; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, visiting research fellow and visiting associate professor of psychology, 1985-86, research psychologist, 1986-89, senior research cognitive scientist, 1989-92; University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, professor of philosophy and adjunct professor of psychology and computer science, 1992-. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, visiting scholar in cognitive science, 1981-82, visiting associate research scientist in psychology, 1983-85; University of Pennsylvania, adjunct professor, 1990-91; lecturer at colleges and universities in Canada, the United States, and abroad. Publications: (with J. Holland, K. Holyoak, and R.E. Nisbett) Induction: Processes of Inference, Learning, and Discovery, 1986; Computational Philosophy of Science, 1988; Conceptual Revolutions, 1992; (with K. Holyoak) Mental Leaps: Analogy in Creative Thought, 1995; Mind: Introduction to Cognitive Science, 1996; How Scientists Explain Disease, 1999; Coherence in Thought and Language, 2000. Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals and books. Address: Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3G1. Online address: [email protected]