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Full-Time Faculty

Erin Kelly, Department Chair, Associate Professor
Moral philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of law
Lydia Amir, Visiting Professor
Ethics, modern philosophy, philosophy of humor, history of philosophy, philosophy of love
Jody Azzouni, Professor
Philosophy of language, philosophy of logic, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of science
Nancy Bauer, Dean of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Dean of Academic Affairs for Arts and Sciences, Professor
Feminism, existentialism and phenomenology, philosophical method, philosophy and film
Avner Baz, Associate Professor
Ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, Kant, Wittgenstein, ordinary language philosophy
Mario De Caro, Visiting Professor
Naturalism, free will, philosophy of action
David Denby, Senior Lecturer
Metaphysics, philosophy of language, ethics
Daniel C. Dennett, University Professor and Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, Co-Director,
Center for Cognitive Studies
Philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology
Brian Epstein, Associate Professor
Metaphysics, philosophy of social science, philosophy of language
Patrick Forber, Associate Professor
Philosophy of biology, philosophy of science, philosophy of probability
Ray Jackendoff, Seth Merrin Professor of Philosophy, Co-Director, Center for Cognitive Studies
Natural language semantics, syntax, the lexicon, the language faculty, music cognition, social cognition, consciousness
Peter Levine, Research Professor in Philosophy, Tisch College Associate Dean for Research, Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs, and Research Professor in the Tufts Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
Modern Political Theory, Public Policy, Civic Engagement
Monica Link, Lecturer
Ethics, Chinese Philosophy
Lionel K. McPherson, Associate Professor
Ethics, political and social philosophy
Dilip Ninan, Assistant Professor
Philosophy of language, metaphysics, philosophy of mind
Christiana Olfert, Associate Professor
Ancient philosophy, early modern philosophy, ethics
Amelie Rorty, Visiting Professor
History of ethics and moral psychology; ancient philosophy; political theory; literary and art criticism
George E. Smith, Professor
Philosophy of science, logic
Susan Russinoff, Senior Lecturer
Philosophy of language, logic, philosophy of logic, history of logic, critical thinking pedagogy
Riccardo Strobino, Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor
Medieval Latin Philosophy; Classical Arabic Philosophy; History and Philosophy of Logic; Aristotle; Avicenna
Sigr├║n Svavarsd├│ttir, Associate Professor
Moral philosophy, practical rationality, moral psychology, action theory
Stephen L. White, Professor
Philosophy of mind, epistemology, meta-ethics, aesthetics