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Southeast Corner of Goldwin Smith Hall in Springtime

South Facade of Goldwin Smith Hall in Autumn

Raphael's Philosophia Frescoe

Adapted from "Philosophy" by Raphael; Fresco; Vatican, Rome


Goldwin Smith Hall on the Arts Quad, looking southeast, silver gelatin print circa 1909

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karen-bennett-small-Karen Bennett

Professor; Editor, The Philosophical Review
metaphysics, philosophy of mind  •  homepage

Pat BondyPatrick Bondy

Post-Doctoral Fellow
epistemology, theory of argument            homepage

richard-boyd-smallRichard Boyd

Susan Linn Sage Professor
epistemology, philosophy of: science, language, mind

tad-brennan-smallTad Brennan

Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies
ancient philosophy

charles-brittain-smallCharles Brittain

Susan Linn Sage Professor in Philosophy and Humane Letters
Professor, Department of Classics
ancient philosophy, Platonist psychology, ethics

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Nate BulthuisNathaniel Bulthuis

Visiting Lecturer, The Philosophical Review
medieval philosophy, philosophy of language, philosophy of religion

Andrew C Yale 2013Andrew Chignell

Associate Professor; Placement Co-Director
Kant, early modern philosophy, epistemology, aesthetics, philosophy of religion   •   homepage

gail-fine-smallGail Fine

Professor; Editor, The Philosophical Review
ancient philosophy   •   CV

harold-hodes-smallHarold Hodes

Associate Professor
logic & foundations; philosophy of: logic, mathematics   •   CV

michelle-kosch-smallMichelle Kosch

Professor; Editor-in-Chief, The Philosophical Review
Kant, nineteenth and twentieth century continental philosophy   •   homepage

scott-macdonald-smallScott MacDonald

Norma K. Regan Professor in Christian Studies

medieval philosophy, philosophy of religion   •  homepage

Stephen Mahaffey Stephen Mahaffey

Visiting Lecturer, The Philosophical Review
philosophy of mind, metaphysics, epistemology

Daniel Manne 2014Daniel Manne

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Program on Ethics and Public Life

Kate ManneKate Manne

Assistant Professor
moral philosophy •   homepage

Julia_Markovits_2014Julia Markovits

Associate Professor
moral philosophy, philosophy of law      homepage

Richard MillerRichard Miller

Wyn and William Y. Hutchinson Professor
Director, Program on Ethics and Public Life       homepage

jill-northJill North

Associate Professor
philosophy of physics, philosophy of science   •   homepage

derk-pereboomDerk Pereboom

Susan Linn Sage Professor in Philosophy and Ethics

Stanford H. Taylor '50 Chair of the Sage School
Placement Co-Director
free will and moral responsibility, history of modern philosophy, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion
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ted-siderTed Sider

Frederick J. Whiton Professor; Director of Graduate Studies
metaphysics, philosophy of language   •   homepage

nicholas-silins-smallNicholas Silins

Associate Professor
epistemology, the philosophy of mind   •   homepage

Will StarrWill Starr

Assistant Professor
philosophy of language, cognitive science, logic    •   homepage

erin-taylor-smallErin Taylor

Assistant Professor
ethics, political philosophy

Emeritus Faculty

carl-ginet-smallCarl Ginet

Professor Emeritus
metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of: mind, language   •   homepage

terrence-irwin-smallTerence Irwin

Susan Linn Sage Professor Emeritus
Greek philosophy  •   homepage

lyonsDavid Lyons

Susan Linn Sage Professor & Professor of Law Emeritus Currently Professor of Law & Philosophy at Boston University
philosophy of law, moral and political philosophy  •   homepage  •  CV

sydney-shoemaker-smallSydney Shoemaker

Susan Linn Sage Professor Emeritus
metaphysics, philosophy of mind

ezra-cornellNicholas Sturgeon

Susan Linn Sage Professor Emeritus
ethics, the empiricists   CV

Affiliated Faculty

abusch_100Dorit Abusch

Professor, Cornell Linguistics Department
semantics, pragmatics, philosophy of language, aesthetics • homepage

sarah-100Sarah Murray

Assistant Professor, Cornell Linguistics Department
semantics, pragmatics, fieldwork, cognitive science, philosophy of language, Cheyenne • homepage

David PizarroDavid Pizarro

Associate Professor, Cornell Psychology Department
Moral judgment, effects of emotion on judgment        homepage

Mats_100_1Mats Rooth

Professor & Director of Computational Linguistics Lab
Computational linguistics, semantics • homepage