Title: Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Chair of the General Education Committee
University: Montclair State
Bio: Trained as an epistemologist and philosopher of science after a bachelor’s degree in physics, Kirk has interests in general philosophy of science and epistemology, as well as miracles, philosophy of quantum theory, and plagiarism.  He teaches courses in epistemology, logic & critical thinking, and philosophy of science, and his teaching focuses on incorporating game design elements to facilitate differentiated learning, intrinsic motivation, and student autonomy.

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