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Stephen Schiffer

Silver Professor of Philosophy; Professor of Philosophy

D.Phil. 1970 (philosophy), Oxford University
B.A. 1962 (philosophy), University of Pennsylvania

Office Address: 

Department of Philosophy
5 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003


(212) 998-7381


(212) 995-4179

Areas of Research/Interest: 

philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, epistemology

External Affiliations:

American Philosophical Association.


Visiting Senior Fellow, Council of the Humanities, and Old Dominion Fellow in Philosophy, Princeton University, 1990; City University of New York Creative Incentive Award, 1990; Summer Research Stipend, Committee for Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arizona, 1985; National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend, 1982; German Academic Exchange Service, Summer Research Grant, 1981.

Updated on 04/19/2012