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Gilbert Harman

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Gilbert Harman
BornMay 26, 1938
DiedNovember 13, 2021 (aged 83)
EraContemporary philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
SchoolAnalytic philosophy
Doctoral advisorWillard Van Orman Quine
Doctoral studentsStephen Stich, Joshua Knobe, Daniel Rothschild
Main interests
Philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, ethics, epistemology
Notable ideas
Perceptual experience has intentional content
Three levels of meaning[1]
Situationist critique of virtue ethics[2]

Gilbert Harman (May 26, 1938 – November 13, 2021[3])[4] was an American philosopher. He taught at Princeton University from 1963[5] until his retirement in 2017.[6] He co-directed the Princeton University Cognitive Science Laboratory.

References[change | change source]

  1. Gilbert Harman, "Three levels of meaning"
  2. Candace Upton, "Virtue Ethics and Moral Psychology: The Situationism Debate"
  3. Weinberg, Justin (November 14, 2021). "Gilbert Harman (1938-2021)". dailynous.com. Retrieved November 15, 2021.
  4. Harman, Elizabeth (2005), "Harman, Gilbert Helms (1938–)", in The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers, Continuum, ISBN 9780199754663 [republished in The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers in America: From 1600 to the Present (2016)].
  5. Altmann, Jennifer Greenstein (26 Oct 2006). "Like father, like daughter: Family ties bind philosophers". Princeton University. Retrieved 31 Dec 2011.
  6. "Gilbert Harman | Department of Philosophy". philosophy.princeton.edu. Archived from the original on 2020-06-20. Retrieved 2019-09-29.