Joseph Margolis

Professor Margolis’s main interests are in the philosophy of the human sciences, the theory of knowledge and interpretation, aesthetics, philosophy of mind, American philosophy, and pragmatism. Professor Margolis is the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Philosophy at the Temple University, Past-President of the American Society for Aesthetics, Honorary President and Lifetime Member of the International Association of Aesthetics. He has lectured widely in the United States and abroad. He serves on the editorial board of many philosophical journals and is completing the third volume in a trilogy of books on contemporary American philosophy. His main publications include: Moral Philosophy after 9/11 (2004), The Unraveling of Scientism: American Philosophy at the End of the Twentieth Century (2003), Reinventing Pragmatism: American Philosophy at the End of the Twentieth Century (2002), Selves and Other Texts: The Case for Cultural Realism (2001), What, After All is a Work of Art?: Lectures in the Philosophy of Art (1999).

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