Taylor Carman

Title | Organization: 
Professor | Barnard College

B.A., University of Wyoming (1987)

Ph.D., Stanford University (1993)

Professor Carman is the author of Heidegger’s Analytic (2003) and Merleau-Ponty (2008) and has coedited The Cambridge Companion to Merleau-Ponty (2005). He has published articles on various topics in phenomenology and is currently writing a book on Heidegger.

Areas of Specialization: 

19th- and 20th-Century European Philosophy

Authored Books: 

Merleau-Ponty. London and New York: Routledge, 2008.

The Cambridge Companion to Merleau-Ponty. Coedited with Mark B. N. Hansen. Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Heidegger’s Analytic: Interpretation, Discourse, and Authenticity in Being and Time.” Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Articles / Publications: 

“Conceptualism and the Scholastic Fallacy.” Mind, Reason and Being-in-the-World: The McDowell-Dreyfus Debate. J. Schear, ed. London and New York: Routledge, 2013.

“The Question of Being.”  The Cambridge Companion to “Being and Time.” M. Wrathall, ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

“What Science Leaves Unsaid.” Wittgenstein and Heidegger. D. Egan, S. Reynolds, A. Wendland, eds. London: Routledge, 2013.

“Merleau-Ponty on Body, Flesh, and Visibility.” The Cambridge Companion to Existentialism. S. Crowell, ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

“Heidegger’s Anti-Neo-Kantianism.” Philosophical Forum, Vol. 41, Nos. 1 & 2 (Spring/Summer 2010) : 131–42.

“Heidegger on Correspondence and Correctness.” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2 (2007): 103–16.

“Phenomenology as Rigorous Science.” The Oxford Handbook of Continental Philosophy. B. Leiter and M. Rosen, eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.

“The Principle of Phenomenology.” The Cambridge Companion to Heidegger, 2nd ed. C. Guignon, ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006: 97–119.

“Authenticity.” A Companion to Heidegger. H. L. Dreyfus and M. Wrathall, eds. Oxford: Blackwell, 2005: 285–96.

“On the Inescapability of Phenomenology.” Phenomenology and the Philosophy of Mind. D. W. Smith and A. L. Thomasson, eds. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005: 67–89.

“Was Heidegger a Linguistic Idealist?” Inquiry, Vol. 45, No. 2 (2002): 205–16.

“Must We Be Inauthentic?” Heidegger, Authenticity and Modernity: Essays in Honor of Hubert L. Dreyfus, Volume One. J. Malpas and M. Wrathall, eds. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2000: 13–28.

Placement Director, Fall Semester 2015