- Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1989
- Master of Arts, Cornell University, 1994
- Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1999
Dorit Ganson has published work in Epistemology and the Philosophy of Science, and is particularly interested in the role of practical interests in epistemic evaluation, the relation between degree of belief and outright belief, and Bayesian epistemology.
“Epistemic and Pragmatic Principles for an Uncertain World,” ProtoSociology, 2011
“Evidentialism and Pragmatic Constraints on Outright Belief,” Philosophical Studies 139: 441-458, 2008
“Van Fraassen’s Dutch Book Argument against Explanationism,” in Topics in ContemporaryPhilosophy, Vol. 4: Explanation and Causation, MIT Press, 2007
The Explanationist Defense of Scientific Realism, Garland Press, 2001