Robert Kraut

Professor
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Publications:

  • Artworld Metaphysics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007); paperback edition 2010.
  •  "Ontology: Music and Art," The Monist 95 (October 2012): 684-710.
  • “The Metaphysics of Artistic Expression: a Case Study in Projectivism,” in R. Johnson and M. Smith (eds.),  Passions and Projections: Themes from the Philosophy of Simon Blackburn (Oxford University Press, 2015).
  • "Three Carnaps on Ontology," in Blatti and Lapointe (eds.), Ontology After Carnap (Oxford University Press, 2016).
  •  "Universals, Metaphysical Explanations, and Pragmatism," Journal of Philosophy CVII (November 2010): 590-609.
  • "Why Does Jazz Matter to Aesthetic Theory?," Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 63:1 (Winter 2005): 3-15.
  •  "Varieties of Pragmatism," Mind 99 (April 1990): 157-183; reprinted in Alan Malachowski(ed.), Richard Rorty (Sage Publications, 2002).
  •  "Metaphysical Explanation and the Philosophy of Mathematics," Philosophia Mathematica (3) Vol. 9 (June 2001): 154-183.
  • "Robust Deflationism," Philosophical Review 102:2 (April 1993): 247-263.
  •  "Perceiving the Music Correctly," in Michael Krausz (ed.), The Interpretation of Music: Philosophical Essays (Oxford University Press, 1993): 103-116.
  • "Feelings in Context," Journal of Philosophy LXXXIII (November 1986): 642-53.


 

Areas of Expertise
  • Metaphysics
  • Aesthetic Theory
  • Philosophy of Language
Education
  • B.A. Brooklyn College, 1969
  • M.A. University of Pittsburgh, 1973
  • Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh, 1976

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