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  • Nick Kroll

    Assistant Professor of Philosophy
    Office: LSP169
    Office Hours: Wednesdays 10:00-12:00 pm, 1:00-3:00 pm, and by appointment.
    Summary: Specialization: Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics


     Ph.D. in Philosophy, Yale University, 2012

    Grants & Awards

    • Yale University Dissertation Fellowship, 2010-2011
    • Yale University Graduate Fellowship, 2006-2010
    • Tuition Award, Conditionals Summer School at Central European University, 2009
    • Travel and Tuition Award, The Ohio State University Workshop on Presupposition Accommodation, 2006
    • Sage Fellowship, Cornell University, 2004-2006
    • Research Award to attend LSA Summer Institute at MIT-Harvard, Cornell 2005 


    1.  "On Bishops and Donkeys," Natural Language Semantics (2008) 16: 359-372.
    Under Review
    1. Progressive Teleology
    2. Teleological Dispositons
    In Progress
    1. Temporal Passage and Events in Progress


    1. “Temporal Passage and Events in Progress,” APA Central Meeting (symposium paper), February 2014
    2. “On Shellenberg’s ‘The Particular Elements of Singular Thought',” Rationality and Reference Conference,  Franklin and Marshall College, March 2013
    3. “On O’Rourke and Rotschy’s ‘Against Speaker Intentions’,” Eastern Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, December 2011

    Course Information

    PHI100: Introduction to Philosophy

    PHI272: Knowledge and Reality

    PHI275: Topics in Metaphysics

    PHI331: Free Will

    PHI339: Philosophy of Language

    PHI498: Philosophy Senior Research Seminar