Joshua Thorpe

Teaching Fellow

  • Philosophy
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

Contact details

Address

Street

Room 5.04, Dugald Stewart Building

City
3 Charles Street, Edinburgh
Post code
EH8 9AD

Availability

  • 9-5 weekdays

Research summary

I am primarily an epistemologist, but I also work on philosophy of mind and philosophy of language. Most of my work focuses on external world scepticism, and I am particularly interested in responses to scepticism from semantic externalism, of the sort offered by Hilary Putnam and Donald Davidson. In thinking about such responses I have become interested in self-knowledge, a priori knowledge, and first person thought.