Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Office: Curtin Hall 612
Phone: (414) 229-4719
Fax: (414) 229-5022
Ph.D., Harvard University
His research focuses on the philosophy of language, Wittgenstein, and epistemology. He also publishes poetry and essays on literary theory.
Teaches courses on the philosophy of language, the philosophy of mind, epistemology, and Wittgenstein.
Scepticism, Knowledge, and Forms of Reasoning (Cornell University Press, 2005)
Poetry at One Remove: Essays, University of Michigan Press (2000).
The Continuity of Wittgenstein's Thought, Cornell University Press (1996).
"Stanley and Williamson on Knowing How" Journal of Philosophy (2002).
"And They Ain't Outside the Head Either" Synthese (1992).
"Critical Impulses: The Tension between Theory and Poetry" Critical Inquiry (1992).
... and several books of poetry, including
North Point North: New and Selected Poems, HarperCollins (2002)
The Constructor, HarperCollins (1999)
Falling Water (HarperCollins, 1997).
The Late Wisconsin Spring, Princeton University Press (1984).