Department of PhilosophyWestern Arts and Humanities

Robert Stainton


Distinguished University Professor

Philosophy of Language, Epistemology and Philosophy of Mind, Philosophical Issues in Cognitive Science
BA York; PhD MIT

Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 82757
Office: Stevenson Hall, Room 3126
Website: Personal

2015-2016 Teaching

Most recent publications:

Edited volume:

The Semantics-Pragmatics Boundary in Philosophy. (Co-edited with Maite Ezcurdia). Broadview, Peterborough, ON: 2013. [554 pp.]

Book chapters:

  1. Introduction. (With Margaret Cameron) In M. Cameron and R.J. Stainton (eds.) Linguistic Content: New Essays on the History of Philosophy of Language. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, pp. 1-15.

  2. La Psicología de la Justificación. (With Ángeles Eraña) In Patricia King, Juan González and Eduardo González de Luna (eds.) Ciencias Cognitivas y Filosofía: Entre la Cooperación y la Integración. Mexico City: Editorial MA Porrúa, 2014, pp. 181-199.

  3. Philosophy of Linguistics. In S. Goldberg (ed.) Oxford Handbooks Online. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

  4. Introduction. (With Maite Ezcurdia). In M. Ezcurdia and R. Stainton (eds.) The Semantics-Pragmatics Boundary in Philosophy. Broadview, Peterborough, 2013, pp. xiii-xxxiv.

Journal articles:

  1. Revisiting Pragmatic Abilities in Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Follow-Up Study with Controls. (With J. de Villiers and B. Myers) Pragmatics and Cognition Vol. 21 (2), 2014, pp. 253-269.

  2. Herder and Pragmatics: Critical Notice of After Herder by Michael Forster. International Review of Pragmatics Vol. 5(1), 2013, pp. 117-127.

  3. In Defense of Public Languages. Linguistics and Philosophy Vol. 34(5), 2012, pp. 479-488.