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Ernest Lepore

Rutgers University, Center for Cognitive Science,

New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, U.S.A.

e-mail: lepore[at]


Ernest Lepore is a Board of Governors Professor of Philosophy and the Director of the Center of Cognitive Science at Rutgers University.  He is the author of numerous books and papers in the philosophy of language, philosophical logic, metaphysics and philosophy of mind, including: Convention and Imagination (Oxford University Press, 2014, with Matthew Stone), Language turned on itself (2007, Oxford University Press) Insensitive Semantics (2004, Basil Blackwell) both with Herman Cappelen, Donald Davidson: Truth, Meaning, Rationality in Mind, (Oxford University Press, 2005) and Donald Davidson's truth-theoretic Semantics, (Oxford University Press, 2007) both with Kirk Ludwig, Meaning and Argument, and Holism: A Shopper's Guide (Blackwell, 1991) and The Compositionality Papers (Oxford University Press, 2002) both with Jerry Fodor; and with Sarah-Jane Leslie What Every Student Should Know (Rutgers Press, 2002). He has edited several books, including Handbook in Philosophy of Language, ed. (with B. Smith, Oxford University Press, 2006), Truth and Interpretation (Blackwell, 1989), and is co-editor with Zenon Pylyshyn, of What is Cognitive Science? (Blackwell, 1999). He is also general editor of the Blackwell series "Philosophers and Their Critics".

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