Paul Boghossian

Last Name Boghossian
First Name Paul

Paul Boghossian PicPaul Boghossian is Julius Silver Professor of Philosophy.  He was Chair of Philosophy from 1994-2004.

Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2012, his research interests are primarily in epistemology, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language.  He has written on a wide range of topics, including color, rule-following, naturalism, self-knowledge, a priori knowledge, analytic truth, realism, relativism, the aesthetics of music and the concept of genocide.

He has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the HumanitiesMagdalen College (Oxford)the School of Advanced Study (University of London), and the Australian National University (Canberra). He has been a Visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, a Fulbright Senior Specialist and is a Fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities.

At NYU since 1991, he has also taught at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and at Princeton.

He serves on the University of London’s School of Advanced Study Strategic Advisory Board and on the Academic Policy Committee of the Board of the American University of Armenia.