My research concerns the history of late modern philosophy and connections between philosophy and literature. In late modern history, I have focused primarily on Kant and his influence on 19th century philosophy.
I work on topics in Greek ethics, political theory, psychology and related issues in epistemology and metaphysics. I’m currently working on a project about the relations between knowledge and action in Plato.
Alan Code is Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University, and Professor Emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley. He was formerly Board of Governors Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University at New Brunswick.
I am interested in language, mind, and reality: semantic accounts of natural languages including puzzling phenomena such as vagueness and attitude ascription, theories of consciousness, representation and propositional attitudes, and explanations of ontological commitment and its connection to existence.
My interests include: Kant, Philosophy of Science, History of Twentieth Century Philosophy, including the interaction between philosophy and the exact sciences from Kant through the logical empiricists, prospects for post-Kuhnian philosophy of science in light of these developments, and the relationship between analytic and continental
In philosophy of mind, I work on issues about coreference and confusion. In epistemology, I work on a variety of issues including the nature of assurance, the semantics of knowledge ascription, self-knowledge, memory and inference, and J.L. Austin's contributions to epistemology.
Antonia Peacocke joined the Philosophy Department at Stanford as an Assistant Professor in 2019. In 2018-19, she completed a Bersoff Faculty Fellowship in the Philosophy Department at New York University. She received her Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley in 2018, and her A.B. from Harvard College in 2012.
Wendy Salkin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Stanford University, where she is also an Assistant Professor, by courtesy, of Law, and a Faculty Affiliate at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, the Program in Modern Thought and Literature, a
Johan van Benthem is a University Professor emeritus of pure and applied logic at the University of Amsterdam, Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University, and Jin Yuelin Professor of Logic at Tsinghua University Beijing.
After receiving his AB in Philosophy at Stanford, Leif Wenar earned his PhD in Philosophy at Harvard, then worked in Britain, and returned to the Stanford Philosophy Department in September 2020. He is currently developing unity theory, a new theory of what makes for more valuable lives, relationships, and societies.
My research in general philosophy of science concerns probabilistic reasoning, explanation, reductionism, causality, and parsimony. My research in philosophy of evolutionary biology concerns central concepts like common ancestry, random mutations, drift, gradualism, and units of selection.
Rob Reich is the McGregor-Girand Professor of Social Ethics of Science and Technology at Stanford University. His home appointment is in the Department of Political Science, and he has courtesy appointments in Philosophy and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.