Tamar Gendler

Tamar Gendler
Tamar Gendler
Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science, and Chair, Department of Philosophy; Deputy Provost for Humanities and Initiatives, Yale University

TAMAR SZABÓ GENDLER is the Vincent J. Scully Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science, and Deputy Provost for Humanities and Initiatives at Yale University. Her research areas include philosophical psychology, epistemology, metaphysics, and issues related to philosophical methodology.

She is the author of Thought Experiments: On the Powers and Limits of Imaginary Cases and Intuition, Imagination and Philosophical Methodology, and editor or co-editor of The Elements of PhilosophyPerceptual ExperienceConceivability and Possibility. She is also co-editor of the journal Oxford Studies in Epistemology.

Her philosophical articles have appeared in journals such as the Journal of PhilosophyMindPhilosophical PerspectivesMind & LanguageMidwest Studies in PhilosophyPhilosophical Studies, and The Philosophical Quarterly. Her 2008 essay “Alief and Belief” was selected by the Philosopher’s Annual as one of the 10 best articles published in philosophy in 2008.