Louise Antony
382 Bartlett Hall

The Mentoring Project
for Pre-tenure Women Faculty in Philosophy

Ph.D., Harvard 1981
Appointed at UMass: 2006

Previous positions:

Ohio State University, 2000-2006
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1993-2000
North Carolina State University, 1986-1993
Bates College, 1983-1986
Boston University, 1981-1983
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1980-1981

Areas of Interest:

Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, Feminist Theory, Philosophy of Language

Current Research:

Perception and Intentionality, Autonomy of Psychology, Issues in Feminist Epistemology, Human Nature

Selected Publications:


Philosophers Without Gods, edited and introduced. (Oxford University Press, 2007)

Chomsky and His Critics, edited and introduced with Norbert Hornstein.  (Blackwell Publishing Company, 2003).

A Mind of One's Own: Feminist Essays on Reason and Objectivity, edited and introduced with Charlotte Witt (Westview Press, 1993).  302+xvii pp.

----- 2nd Edition. Expanded, with new introduction.(Westview Press, 2002).  443+xix pp.


“Multiple Realization: Keeping it Real,” forthcoming in Being Reduced, ed. by Jakob Hohwy and Jesper Kallestrup (Oxford University Press).

“Atheism as Perfect Piety,” forthcoming in God and Ethics, ed. by Robert K. Garcia and Nathan L. King.

“For the Love of Reason,” in Philosophers Without Gods, edited by Louise Antony (Oxford University Press, 2007).

“Everybody Has Got It: A Defense of Non-Reductive Materialism in the Philosophy of Mind,” forthcoming in Contemporary Debates in the Philosophy of Mind, ed. Brian McLaughlin and Jonathan Cohen (Blackwell Publishers).

“The Socialization of Epistemology,” Oxford Handbook of Contextual Political Studies, ed. by Robert Goodin and Charles Tilley, Oxford University Press, 2006.

“Because I Said So: Toward a Feminist Theory of Authority” with Rebecca Hanrahan, Hypatia.

“A Naturalized Approach to the A PrioriPhilosophical Issues, 14.

“The Puzzle of Patriotism”, Peace Review, Vol. 15, No. 4, Winter 2003.

“Who’s Afraid of Disjunctive Properties?” Philosophical Issues, 13.

"Rabbit-pots and Supernovas: The Relevance of Psychological Evidence to Linguistic Theory," in The Epistemology of Language, edited by Alex Barber, Oxford University Press.