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Photo of Paul BoghossianPaul Boghossian
Silver Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
New York University
Room 505
5 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003  

Phone: (212) 998-8333

Fax: (212) 995-4179


Ph.D., Princeton, 1987

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PAUL BOGHOSSIAN (Ph.D., Princeton, 1987), is Silver Professor of Philosophy and the director of the New York Institute of Philosophy. He also serves as Director of NYU's Global Institute for Advanced Study. He was Chair of Philosophy from 1994-2004.

His research interests are primarily in epistemology and the philosophy of mind, although he has written on a wide range of topics, including: color, rule-following, naturalism, self-knowledge, a priori knowledge, analytic truth, realism, relativism, the aesthetics of music and the concept of genocide.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

He has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Magdalen College (Oxford), the School of Advanced Study (University of London), and the Australian National University (Canberra). He has been a Visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, a Fulbright Senior Specialist and is a Fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities.

He has also taught at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and at Princeton.

He serves on the Global Citizenship Commission headed by former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and on the University of London's School of Advanced Study Strategic Advisory Board.


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