Professor of Philosophy, Chair of Philosophy


Joshua Schechter earned an A.B. in mathematics from Princeton University in 1998 and a Ph.D. in philosophy from New York University in 2006. He has taught at Brown since 2005. His research ranges from epistemology, to metaethics, to the philosophy of logic, to technical issues in logic itself. He has a broad range of teaching interests in philosophy, including the philosophy of mathematics and the history of analytic philosophy. Professor Schechter was the recipient of a George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship in 2019, an External Faculty Fellowship at the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute in 2015-16, an NEH Summer Stipend in 2009, and a Visiting Fellowship at New College, Oxford University, in Spring 2009.

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