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About the Author: Professor Alexander George

Alex

Place of Birth
Manhattan

Education
Lycée Français de New York;
Columbia;
Harvard;
Oxford (and continuing education at Amherst).

Why did you choose to come to Amherst?
They were kind and foolish enough to offer me a job!

Favorite course to teach at Amherst:
The ones in which students fight back against everything I say.

Research Interests?
The questions about language, mind, and meaning that kept W.V. Quine and Ludwig Wittgenstein awake at night.

Awards and Prizes
Most recently, elected the 2012 Romanell-Phi Beta Kappa Professor in Philosophy.

 
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