Brian L. Keeley is currently Professor of Philosophy at Pitzer College in Claremont, California, U.S.A., where he teaches and does research in the areas of philosophy, neuroscience and science studies. Prior to arriving at Pitzer in 2000, he received a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science and Philosophy from the University of California and was the McDonnell Philosophy/Neuroscience/Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow at Washington University in St. Louis. He has published numerous papers on the epistemology of conspiracy theories, starting with an influential 1999 essay in the Journal of Philosophy entitled “Of conspiracy theories,” which has been reprinted and translated widely. In addition to his work on conspiracy theories, he has also published work in the area of neurophilosophy and the senses, including editing a volume of original papers on the work of a contemporary neurophilosopher, entitled Paul Churchland (Cambridge University Press, 2005).