Leah Savion

Leah Savion

Senior Lecturer, Philosophy

Education

  • Ph.D., City University of New York, 1989
  • M.A., Tel Aviv University, 1977
  • B.A., Tel Aviv University, 1974

About Leah Savion

Her specialties include logic, cognitive science, philosophy of language, philosophy of logic, epistemology and pedagogical theories. Her other research interests encompass theories of rationality, the psychology of mind and educational psychology. Recent publications include "Quick and Dirty Mental Operations: The Price of Adaptive Cognition," Pearson Custom, 2008, “Brain Power: Symbolic Logic for the Novice”, Pearson Custom, 2007, “The Role of Logical Inference in Heuristic Rationality” (with Raymundo Morado), in Logic and Philosophy of Science, Volume 5 of the Proceedings of the XXI World Congress of Philosophy 2007, “Unconfined Rationality: A Normative yet Realistic Model of Inference” (with Raymundo Morado), in An Ontology of Philosophical Studies (ed.) P.Hanna, A. McEvoy, P. Voutsina, Published by ATINER, 2006.

Recent publications

Savion, L. (2009). Clinging to discredited beliefs: The larger cognitive story. The Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 9(1), 81-92.

Savion, L. (2009). Understanding obstacles to learning. The International Journal of Learning, 16(2), 85-94.