I am Professor of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut, having taught at the University of Virginia from 1993 to 2013. I have held fellowships from the National Science Foundation, the National Humanities Center, the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, and the American Council of Learned Societies.

Since 2009 I have directed Project High-Phi, which works to incorporate philosophy into American high schools.

My specializations are in Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, and Aesthetics. I am also interested in Metaphysics, Decision Theory, the Theory of Action, and the history of analytic philosophy. I have advised disse…

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