William Taschek

William Taschek

William Taschek

Emeritus Professor



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Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Metaphysics
  • History of Early Analytic Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Language


  • B.A. Reed College, 1976
  • Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University,1982
  • M.A. The Johns Hopkins University, 1978 Florence A. Laucheimer Fellow

Prof. Taschek's PhilPapers page


Selected Publications:

  • “On Sense and Reference:  A Critical Reception”, The Cambridge Companion to Frege (Cambridge University Press, 2010), ed. by Michael Potter and Thomas G. Ricketts, pp. 293-341.
  • “Truth, Assertion, and the Horizontal:  Frege on the ‘essence of logic’”, Mind, Volume 117, April 2008, pp. 375-401.
  • Review of Rober Stalnaker’s Content and Context, The Journal of Philosophy, Volume 100, February 2003, pp. 98-108.
  •  “On Ascribing Beliefs:  Content in Context”, The Journal of Philosophy , Volume 95, July 1998, pp. 323-353.
  • "Intuitionism, Pluralism, and Cognitive Command", (with Stewart Shapiro), The Journal of Philosophy, 93, February,1996, pp. 74-88.
  • "Belief, Substitution, and Logical Structure", Noûs, Volume 29, 1995. pp. 71-95.