Christopher S. Hill received his Ph. D. from Harvard in 1973. Since then he has taught at the University of Pittsburgh, Case Western Reserve University, the University of Michigan, the University of Arkansas, and MIT. His main fields of specialization are philosophy of mind and philosophy of language, and he has written many articles and four books on topics in these areas. He has been a fellow at the National Humanities Center and has held a variety of fellowships from the NEH. He was editor of the journal *Philosophical Topics* from 1982 to 2002.