Philosophy Faculty Listing


Elizabeth Anderson (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies), Moral and Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Gordon Belot, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Science

Sarah Buss, Ethics, Action Theory, Moral Psychology

Victor Caston, History of Ancient Greek & Roman Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Austrian Philosophy

Derrick Darby, Social and Political Philosophy, Race, Inequality, Philosophy of Law

 Allan Gibbard (Richard B. Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy), Ethics, Social Choice Theory, Decision Theory, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language

Scott Hershovitz (Law), Legal Theory and Philosophy

Daniel Herwitz (Mary Fair Croushore Professor of Humanities; Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor), Aesthetics, Culture of Modernism and Postmodernism, Wittgenstein, Poststructuralism, Postcolonial Theory, Film and Philosophy

Daniel Jacobson, Ethics, Moral Psychology, Aesthetics

James Joyce (Cooper Harold Langford Collegiate Professor of Philosophy), Decision Theory, Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Louis Loeb (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor), History of Modern Philosophy

Peter A. Railton (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; John Stephenson Perrin Professor of Philosophy; Gregory S. Kavka Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy), Ethics, Philosophy of Science, Political Philosophy

Donald Regan (William W. Bishop Jr., Collegiate Professor of Law), international trade law, particularly core issues such as the national treatment obligation and Article XX of the GATT; moral and political philosophy, with a special interest in the theory of the good; constitutional law, federalism issues

Laura Ruetsche, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Science; Plato, Feminist Epistemology, Logic

Tad Schmaltz, History of Early Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics

Lawrence Sklar (Carl G. Hempel and William K. Frankena Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy), Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Science, Epistemology

Richmond H. Thomason, Logic, Philosophy of Language, Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence

Brian Weatherson (Marshall M. Weinberg Professor of Philosophy), Epistemology, Philosophy of Language


Associate Professors

David J. Baker, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy; Logic, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Religion

Ezra Keshet (Linguistics), Semantics, pragmatics, syntax, discourse, computational linguistics

Maria Lasonen-Aarnio, Epistemology

Eric Lormand, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Epistemology

Ishani Maitra, Philosophy of Language, Feminist Philosophy and Philosophy of Law

David Manley, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

Sarah Moss, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics, Epistemology

Eric Swanson, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language

Jamie Tappenden, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy and History of Mathematics, Philosophical Logic


Assistant Professor

Chandra Sripada, Ethics, Moral Psychology, Mind, Cognitive Science


Professors Emeriti

Frithjof Bergmann, Continental Philosophy, 19th-Century Philosophy, Social Philosophy

Edwin Curley (James B. and Grace J. Nelson Professor of Philosophy), History of Modern Philosophy

Stephen Darwall, Moral and Political Philosophy, History of Ethics

George Mavrodes, Philosophy of Religion, Social Philosophy

Donald Munro, Chinese Philosophy

Kendall Walton (Charles L. Stevenson Collegiate Professor of Philosophy), Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language



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