Dr Paolo Santorio


Summary: Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, Formal Semantics

Paolo joined the philosophy department at Leeds in September 2012. Previously, he was a postdoc at the Australian National University. And before that, he got his PhD from MIT in 2011.

Research interests

  • Philosophy of language and formal semantics (counterfactuals, modality, expressivism, variables)
  • Philosophy of mind (intentionality, knowledge how, de se content)

Selected publications

  • "Reference and Monstrosity", Philosophical Review 121(3), July 2012, pp. 359-406
  • "Descriptions as Variables", Philosophical Studies 164(1), March 2013, pp 41-59.

For more information and online papers, you can visit Paolo's personal homepage.