Professor and Chair, UTM Department of Philosophy
- BA, Music, Yale University
- PhD, Philosophy, Yale University
For more information visit Prof. Raffman’s personal webpage.
Philosophy of Mind
- Language, Music, and Mind (MIT/Bradford 1992)
- Unruly Words: A Study of Vague Language (OUP, 2014)
- “Can We Do Without Concepts? Comments on Machery’s Doing Without Concepts. Philosophical Studies, February 2010.
- “Demoting Higher-Order Vagueness”. In S. Moruzzi, R. Dietz, C. Wright, Cuts and Clouds, OUP, 2010.
- “Music, Philosophy, and Cognitive Science”. Forthcoming in T. Gracyk (ed.), Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music.
- “From the Looks of Things”. In Edmond Wright (ed.), The Case for Qualia (MIT, 2008).
- “Borderline Cases and Bivalence”, The Philosophical Review 114(1). 2005.
- “Even Zombies Can Be Surprised”, Philosophical Studies. 2005.
- “How to Understand Contextualism About Vagueness: Reply to Stanley”, Analysis. 2005.
- “Some Thoughts on Thinking About Consciousness“, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 72(). 2005. For a symposium on David Papineau’s Thinking About Consciousness. Published together with commentaries by Tim Crane and Chris Hill and a response by Papineau.
- “Is Twelve-tone Music Artistically Defective?”, Midwest Studies in Philosophy. 2003.
- “Review of Rosanna Keefe, Theories of Vagueness”, The Philosophical Review. 2003. (with Stewart Shapiro)
- “What Autism May Tell Us About Self-Awareness”, Mind and Language. 2000.
- “Is Perceptual Indiscriminability Nontransitive?”, Philosophical Topics. 1999.
- “Vagueness and Context-Relativity”, Philosophical Studies 81, 1996.
- “On the Persistence of Phenomenology”. In Thomas Metzinger, Conscious Experience, Schoningh Verlag. 1995.
- “Vagueness Without Paradox”, Philosophical Review 103(1), 1994.
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