New York University
Department of Philosophy
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Photo of Paul Horwich Paul Horwich
Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
5 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003 

Phone: 212-998-8320


PAUL HORWICH, Professor of Philosophy (BA Oxford 1966, MA Yale 1969, PhD Cornell 1974). His principle contributions to the subject have been a probabilistic account of scientific methodology, a unified explanation of temporally asymmetric phenomena, a deflationary conception of truth, and a naturalistic use-theory of meaning. He has received fellowship support for his work from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, and (currently) the Guggenheim Foundation. He has been on the faculties of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (73-95), University College London (95-00), and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (00-05). He has also given courses at UCLA, the CNRS Institut d'Histoire et Philosophie des Sciences et Technique, the University of Sydney, the École Normale Supérieure, and the University of Tokyo. His main present project is a monograph on Wittgenstein's meta-philosophy.


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He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in a variety of areas, including philosophy of language, 20th century analytic philosophy, meta-philosophy, epistemology, philosophical logic, metaphysics, and philosophy of science.

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