B.A., Philosophy, Stanford University
Areas of Interest
German Idealism, Phenomenology
Professor Nelson’s research has focused on issues in philosophy of language and philosophy of mind. He is interested in theories of communication and how, by uttering sentences, there is, in cases of success, a meeting of minds in which the audience comes to think the thought the speaker intended.
The Philosophy Department’s Distinguished Professor Carl Cranor climbed and then descended Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania this summer. Mt. Kilimanjaro, a collapsed former volcano, is the tallest mountain in Africa at 19,341 feet. It is also the highest freestanding mountain in the world rising about 16,000 feet from its base in the plains below. Click the […]
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