William B. Starr

Associate Professor
Sage School of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

215 Goldwin Smith Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-3687

William B. Starr

Associate Professor
Sage School of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Philosophy of language; philosophical logic; cognitive science; language and society

Current Research Interest

Counterfactual reasoning and discourse; the semantic and social function of imperatives; expressivism and modality

Selected Publications

Starr, William B. “Dynamic Expressivism about Deontic Modality.” In Deontic Modality, edited by Nate Charlow and Matthew Chrisman, 355-394. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Starr, William B. “What 'If'?Philosophers’ Imprint 14, no.10 (2014): 1-27.

Cornell Research Website Article

The Philosophy of Language