Jonathan Schaffer

Contact Information
Office: Seminary 3
Email: jonathanschaffer@rutgers.edu
Homepage: http://www.jonathanschaffer.org/
Ph.D Rutgers 1999
Metaphysics, Epistemology, Language
Research and Professional Activities
Selected Publications
  • “The Internal Relatedness of All Things,” Mind 119 (2010), 341-76
  • “Monism: The Priority of the Whole,” Philosophical Review 119.1 (2010), 31-76
  • “On What Grounds What,” Metametaphysics, eds. Chalmers, Manley, and Wasserman (2009), 347-83: OUP
  • “Knowing the Answer,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 75.2 (2007), 383-403
  • “Contrastive Causation,” Philosophical Review 114.3 (2005), 327-58


Upcoming Events

Thu, Jan 30, 2020 2:30 pm-05:00 pm
Teaching Diversity Pedagogy Workshop
Fri, Jan 31, 2020 8:00 am-05:00 pm
Spring 2020: The last day to waive or enroll fellows insurance is January 31, 2020
Thu, Feb 6, 2020 3:00 pm-05:00 pm
Faculty Meeting
Thu, Feb 13, 2020 3:00 pm-05:00 pm
Mesthene Lecture, Jennifer Saul (Sheffield)

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