Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh
Robert Brandom is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh. He works on the philosophy of language, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of logic, on German idealism and neo-pragmatism, and on Wilfrid Sellars. His most important books are Making It Explicit (Harvard, 1994) and Between Saying and Doing: Towards an Analytic Pragmatism (Oxford, 2008). His most recent books are Perspectives on Pragmatism (Harvard, 2011) and Reason in Philosophy (Harvard, 2009). He published in 2014 Wiedererinnerter Idealismus, from Suhrkamp, and From Empiricism to Expressivism: Brandom Reads Sellars, from Harvard. Professor Brandom has given the John Locke lectures at Oxford, the Hempel lectures at Princeton, the Howison and Townsend lectures at Berkeley, a William James lecture at Harvard, and the Woodbridge lectures at Columbia. He has held fellowships at the Centre for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford and at All Souls College Oxford. In 2002 he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and in 2004 he received the Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities Award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.