Gila Sher

Professor

 PhD: Columbia University, 1989

Department of Philosophy, 0119, UCSD, La Jolla, CA 92093-0119

Tel: (858)534-8504

gsher AT ucsd.edu


New Book

EPISTEMIC FRICTION:
AN ESSAY ON KNOWLEDGE, TRUTH, and LOGIC

(Oxford University Press, Summer 2016; Paperback Edition: Fall 2017)

OUP Book Page

Amazon Book Page

Brief Book Description

Table of Contents and First Page

Preface

Book Reviews:

  • Mind
  • Philosophia Mathematica
  • Iyyun - The Jerusalem Philosophical Qarterly.
  • Analysis
  • Australasion Journal of Philosophy

 

 

                                          


 

Philosophical Interviews: 


Research Interests:    Foundational issues concerning knowledge, truth and logic. 


Selected Publications

Books

Articles

 


Teaching

Undergraduate

  • Sentential and Informal Logic
  • Predicate Logic
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Meta-Logic
  • Modal Logic
  • Fundamentals of Set Theory
  • Philosophy of Logic
  • Godel's Incompleteness Theorems & Their Philosophical Significance
  • The Nature of Philosophy
  • Epistemology
  • Metaphysics
  • Contemporary Works in Epistemology & Metaphysics
  • Truth
  • Possible Worlds Semantics
  • Kant
  • Quine
  • Kripke
  • Linguistic Representation & Indeterminacy
  • Freshman Seminar: Spheres of Freedom

Graduate

  • Foundations of Analytic Philosophy: Frege, Russell, and the Early Wittgenstein
  • Highlights of Analytic Philosophy: 1st Year Graduate Proseminar (with Craig Callender)
  • The Nature of Logic: Philosophical and Cognitive Perspectives (Interdisciplinary, with Rafael Nunez, Cog Sc)
  • Consciousness, Computation & Incompleteness (Interdisciplinary, with Shlomi Sher, Psychology)
  • Truth (multiple)
  • Truth, Language, Models and Reality
  • Truth in Kant
  • Truth and Scientific Change
  • Indeterminacy, Invariance & the Nature of Information
  • Quine and the Direction of Philosohpy
  • Rorty: Philosophy & the Mirror of Nature
  • Mind & World: Sellars & McDowell
  • Dummett: The Logical Basis of Metaphysics
  • Putnam: Philosophical Papers
  • Williamson: The Philosophy of Philosophy
  • Computability & Logic
  • Goedel's Incompleteness Theorems

 


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 Updated: June 2018