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    Name:John Perry
    Title:Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus
    Additional Appointments:Professor, UC Riverside
    Stanford Philosophy Department Member:Yes
    Areas of Specialization:Philosophy of Languge, Philosophy of Mind
    Primary Phone:650 328 3232
    Secondary Phone:650 796 2798
    Office Hours:Fall 2010 Tuesday 215 to 3. Wednesday by appt. Please email me if you want to make an appointment.
    Research Interests

    I am working on three books:

    Wretched Subterfuge, a defense of compatibilism on the free-will problem.

    With Kepa Korta, a book on the pragmatics of singular reference.

    Meaning and the Self, which concerns personal identity, the self, and self-knowledge.

    I am also finishing the second edition of my book on the philosophy of language, Reference and Reflexivity.



    Short Bio

    Born in Lincoln Nebraska, 1943.  B.A. from Doane College (Crete, Nebraska), 1964; Ph.D. from Cornell Univeristy, 1968. Taught at UCLA, 1968--1974; at Stanford, from 1974.  Currently Professor Emeritus, recalled, at Stanford, and Professor, half-time, at UC Riverside.

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