Anthony Beavers

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Anthony Beavers
Born (1963-05-08) 8 May 1963 (age 50)
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Era Contemporary philosophy
Region Western philosophy
Main interests
Notable ideas Quality-controlled academic search engine design, intelligent circuitry, information-theoretic philosophy of mind

Anthony Beavers (born 8 May 1963) is an American philosopher. As of 2012 he holds the positions of professor of philosophy, director of cognitive science, and director of The Digital Humanities Laboratory at the University of Evansville.[1] Beavers received his MA and BA from Trinity College, Hartford and his PhD from Marquette University. He is the fourth president of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP).

Throughout his career, Beavers has been interested in search-engine design. In 1996, he and Hiten Sonpal built the first peer-reviewed search engine, called Argos. Beavers is the creator and editor of the online journal Noesis.


  1. ^ Richtel, Matt (5 March 1998). "SCREEN GRAB; Where to Check That Plato Quotation". The New York Times. p. 8. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 

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