Jesse Prinz appointed to the Graduate Center

Jesse Prinz

Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Program in Philosophy

Jesse Prinz, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, is a notable expert in philosophy of psychology and a strong proponent of the emerging methodology known as experimental philosophy. His books include Furnishing the Mind: Concepts and Their Perceptual Basis (2002); Gut Reactions: A Perceptual Theory of the Emotions (2004); and The Emotional Construction of Morals (2007). Two books are forthcoming: Beyond Human Nature and The Conscious Brain. His edited books include Mind and Cognition (3rd ed.), with William Lycan (2008); and Handbook of Philosophy of Psychology (forthcoming). He was a visiting fellow at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, a research fellow at the School for Advanced Study at the University of London, and before coming to the Graduate Center, was John J. Rogers Distinguished Professor in the department of philosophy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Chicago.

Photo: Courtesy of J. Prinz

Submitted on: JAN 1, 2009

Category: New Appointments to the GC