November 11, 2013

Vol. 29 , No. 05   

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Perception: Origins of Mind

Claremont McKenna College is privileged to host Tyler Burge as the 2013-2014 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar. Dr. Burge is professor of philosophy at UCLA, where he has taught since 1971. He is the author of numerous articles in philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, epistemology, philosophy of language and logic, and history of philosophy, and his most recent book is Origins of Objectivity (2010). He has published the first two of several projected volumes of essays: Truth, Thought, Reason: Essays on Frege (2005) and Foundations of Mind: Philosophical Essays, Volume 2 (2207). Two books of essays on his work, with replies, are Reflections and Replies: Essays on the Philosophy of Tyler Burge (2003) and Meaning, Basic Self-Knowledge, and Mind (2003). A third, Cognition Through Understanding, was published in spring 2013.

Professor Burge is a former president of the American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, as well as of the British Academy, and a member of the American Philosophical Society and the Institut International de Philosophie. He has given the Locke Lectures at Oxford, the Dewey Lectures at Columbia, and the Nicod Lectures in Paris.