Harold Langsam

Professor & Director of Graduate Studies

Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology
434-924-6920

Curriculum Vitae // PDF icon CV Langsam_.pdf

  • Office Address: 107 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday, 4:30-5:30; Thursday 11:15-12:15 & by appointment
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL1710 Human Nature - TR 3:30-4:20

    PHIL 3180 Nietzsche - TR 12:30-1:45

     

Professor of Philosophy. Professor Langsam works primarily in the areas of philosophy of mind and epistemology. He is especially interested in the nature of conscious states and their relevance to epistemic justification. He also teaches Nietzsche at the undergraduate level and human nature at the introductory level.

Book:

The Wonder of Consciousness: Understanding the Mind through Philosophical Reflection (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2011).

 

Recent Articles:

“ Why Intentionalism Cannot Explain Phenomenal Character,” Erkenntnis DOI: 10.1007/s10670-018-0031-7

“Nietzsche and Value Creation: Subjectivism, Self-Expression, and Strength,” Inquiry 61 (2018): 100-113.

“The Intuitive Case for Naïve Realism,” Philosophical Explorations 20 (2017): 106-122.

Full-time Faculty

Sahar Akhtar

Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Barnes

Professor

Talbot Brewer

Professor

Ross P. Cameron

Professor & Director of Undergraduate Program

Brie Gertler

Interim Associate Dean for the Arts & Humanities, Commonwealth Professor

Paul Humphreys

Commonwealth Professor

Zachary Irving

Assistant Professor

Harold Langsam

Professor & Director of Graduate Studies

Antonia LoLordo

Professor & Department Chair

Loren Lomasky

Cory Professor of Political Philosophy, Policy, and Law

Ian McCready-Flora

Assistant Professor

Trenton Merricks

Commonwealth Professor & Director of Placement

Walter Ott

Professor & Director of Graduate Admissions

Jorge Secada

Professor

A. John Simmons

John Allen Hollingsworth Professor of Philosophy

Rebecca Stangl

Associate Professor

Visiting Faculty

Benjamin Bagley

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Joshua Schwartz

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Stacie Thyrion

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Affiliated Faculty

Colin Bird

Associate Professor (Politics) & Director of Political Philosophy, Policy and Law

Erin Eaker

A&S Assistant Dean & Assistant Professor

M. Jamie Ferreira

Professor Emerita (Religious Studies)

Kim Ferzan

Caddell & Chapman Professor of Law

George Klosko

Henry L. and Grace Doherty Professor (Politics)

Emeritus Faculty

James Cargile

Professor Emeritus

Daniel Devereux

Professor Emeritus

Cora Diamond

Kenan Professor of Philosophy Emerita

John Marshall

Professor Emeritus

George Thomas

Professor Emeritus