Peter Bradley, PhD
Peter Bradley, PhD

Director of the Honors Program
Developmental Curriculum
Phone: (231) 591-2216
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • PhD, Temple University, Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind
  • BA, Antioch College, Philosophy

Graduate/Post-Graduate Training

  • Post-Doc Fellow, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, United States

Biography

A Philosopher by training, Dr. Bradley's interest in the philosophy of higher education led him into collegiate Honors programs and colleges.

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Book Chapter
    Bradley, P., Dawkins, J., Tring, M., Tran, C., Toering, C. (2018). "Diversifying Honors: a case study from Ferris State University Honors Program," Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • Book Chapter
    Bradley, P. (2014). "The Ambivalence Toward the Purpose of Teaching Philosophy in our Community," In K. Hermberg (Ed.), R. Kraft (Ed.), E. Emily (Ed.), Philosophy Through Teaching. pp. 37-42. American Association of Philosophy Teachers.
  • Journal Article
    Bradley, P. (2012). "Where are the Philosophers?” Journal of the Digital Humanities. 1 (1). http://journalofdigitalhumanities.org/1-1/conversations/where-arethe- philosophers-by-peter-bradley/
  • Book Chapter
    Bradley, P. (2011). "CT2.0: A Collaborative Database of Examples for Teaching Informal Logic," Tools for Teaching Logic. pp. 24-29. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-21350-2_3
  • Journal Article
    Bradley, P. (2011). "Where are the Philosophers?" Digital Humanities Now. http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/?s=Bradley
  • Journal Article
    Bradley, P. (2010). "Teaching Modeling in Critical Thinking," Teaching Philosophy. 33 (2). pp. 123-147. Philosophy Documentation Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/teachphil201033214
  • Material Regarding New Courses/Curricula
    Bradley, P. (2010). "CT2.0," http://www.critthink2.org/
  • Journal Article
    Bradley, P. (2008). "Constancy, Categories and Bayes: A New Approach to Representational Theories of Color Constancy," Philosophical Psychology. 21 (5). pp. 601-627. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09515080802412339
  • Conference Proceeding
    Bradley, P. (2007). "The Unity of Color: A Quasi-Functional Analysis," Multidisciplinary Studies of Visual Representations and Interpretations. Elsevier.
  • Material Regarding New Courses/Curricula
    Bradley, P. (2007). "Artificial Neural Net, Online," The Mind Project: http://www.mind.ilstu.edu/curriculum/modOverview.php?modGUI=239.

Presentations

  • Paper
    Bradley, P. (Panelist), Snow, D. (Coordinator/Organizer), Sullivan, D. (Panelist), Mulvaney, M. (Panelist), Annual Conference of the NCHC, "Honors Faculty Selection, Engagement and Compensation Types," National Collegiate Honors Council, Atlanta, GA, (November 2017).
  • Paper
    Bradley, P. (Panelist), Bartels, K. (Panelist), Chamberlain, J. (Panelist), Gilson, T. (Coordinator/Organizer), Beavers, J. (Panelist), Annual Conference of the NCHC, "Year One: Drinking Through a Firehose," National Collegiate Honors Council, Atlanta, GA, (November 2017).
  • Demonstration
    Bradley, P. (Presenter), McFall, K. (Presenter), Annual Conference of the NCHC, “Game-Based Inquiry of Core Texts: Reacting to the Past`," National Collegiate Honors Council, Atlanta, GA, (November 2017).
  • Demonstration
    Bradley, P. (Coordinator/Organizer), Spencer, T. (Presenter), Johnson, M. (Presenter), Annual Conference of the NCHC, "Social Media Bootcamp," National Collegiate Honors Council, Seattle, WA, (November 2016).
  • Paper
    Bradley, P. (Coordinator/Organizer), Cundall, M. (Panelist), Killian, J. (Panelist), Ruse, M. (Panelist), Annual Conference of the NCHC, "Why Honors," National Collegiate Honors Council, Seattle, WA, (November 2016).
  • Keynote/Plenary Address
    Bradley, P., Induction ceremony for National Society of Collegiate Scholars, "Why College," National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (October 2, 2016).
  • Presentation
    Bradley, P. (Presenter), Kraft, R. (Coordinator/Organizer), Hermberg, K. (Presenter), 21st Biennial Workshop on Teaching Philosophy, "Philosophy and the Disappearing General Education," American Philosophy Teachers Assocation, Saginaw Valley, MI, (August 2016).
  • Paper
    Bradley, P. (Author & Presenter), Brassfield, S. (Author & Presenter), Swanson, K. (Author & Presenter), APA Central Division, 112th annual meeting, "Learning by Being Someone Else: Using Reacting to the Past to Provide Experiential Learning of Philosophy," American Philosophy Association, St. Louis, MO, (February 2015).
  • Lecture
    Bradley, P., ASC Speaker Series, "Introduction to BS," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (March 30, 2015).
  • Oral Presentation
    Bradley, P., Summer Learning Academy Students at the Hispanic Center of Grand Rapids, "What is Honors in College," Hispanic Center of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI, (May 19, 2015).