David E Taylor

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Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Philosophy, Stanford University, 2013.
  • B.A.: Philosophy and Mathematics, Franklin & Marshall College, 2007.


  • Philosophy of Language
  • Metaphysics
  • History of Analytic Philosophy
  • Quine
Courses Taught
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Metaphysics
  • Epistemology
  • Contemporary Moral Theories
  • Symbolic Logic I
  • Modal Logic
  • Freshman Seminar: Is Truth Relative?
  • "Reference for Neo-Fregeans" in Synthese (forthcoming).
  • "Deflationism, Creeping Minimalism, and Explanations of Content" in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (2020).
  • "A Minimal Characterization of Indeterminacy" in Philosophers' Imprint (2018)
  • "Deflationism and Referential Indeterminacy" in Philosophical Review (2017).
  • "Quine on Matters of Fact" in Synthese (2016).
  • "What in the World is Semantic Indeterminacy?" (w/ Alexi Burgess) in Analytic Philosophy (2015).
  • "Pyrrhonian Skepticism, Value Nihilism and the Good of Knowledge" in Ancient Philosophy (2014).
  • "Supervaluationism and Branching Indeterminacy" in Analytic Philosophy (forthcoming).
  • "Akiba's Logic of Indeterminacy" in Inquiry (forthcoming).

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