Published July 14, 2019
Professor John Kearns was recognized by the Philosophy Department at the Fall 2014 welcoming reception and annual awards presentation for his fifty years of dedicated service and scholarship. Kearns was also among those recognized by UB President Satish Tripathi at the 11th Annual Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence in October at Slee Hall on UB's North Campus.
Kearns areas of specialization include Logic, Philosophy of Language (including Semantics and Ontology), and Cognitive Science. His current research involves Speech Act Theory, Illocutionary Logic (the logic of speech acts and which supplements and enlarges standard logic).