Dr. Torin Alter

Torin Alter

Professor / Undergraduate Advisor


Office Hours


TR 1:00pm – 1:50pm

and by appointment

Bio


Dr. Alter specializes in philosophy of mind and philosophy of language, especially consciousness and the mind-body problem.

 

Education


BA, Hampshire College, 1985

MA, UCLA, 1987

PhD, UCLA, 1995

Representative Publications


Consciousness in the Physical World: Essays on Russellian Monism (co-edited with Yujin Nagasawa), forthcoming on Oxford University Press.

“Social Externalism and the Knowledge Argument.” Mind 122  (2013): 481-96.

The God Dialogues: A Philosophical Journey (with Robert J. Howell). New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

A Dialogue on Consciousness (with Robert J. Howell). New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

“On the Conditional Analysis of Phenomenal Concepts.” Philosophical Studies 134 (2007): 235-53.