Cheryl Misak



University Professor


St. George,

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  • BA, University of Lethbridge
  • MA, Columbia University
  • DPhil, University of Oxford
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

For more information, please visit Professor Misak’s personal website.

Main Research Interests:

Pragmatism, Ramsey, History of Analytic Philosophy

Other Research Interests:

Legal Philosophy, Philosophy of Medicine, Political Philosophy, Wittgenstein



  • Frank Ramsey: A Sheer Excess of Powers. Oxford University Press (in press, publication date February 2020)
  • Cambridge Pragmatism: From Peirce and James to Ramsey and Wittgenstein (OUP 2016)
  • The American Pragmatists (Oxford University Press 2013)
  • ‘Experience, Narrative, and Ethical Deliberation’, Ethics, 2008
  • Truth, Politics, Morality (Routledge 2000)
  • Truth and the End of Inquiry (Oxford University Press 1990, second expanded edition 2004)
  • Verificationism: Its History and Prospects (Routledge 1995)

Visit Cheryl Misak’s publications on the Philosophy Faculty Bookshelf.


Jackman Humanities Building (room 427), 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5R 2M8