College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Philosophy
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Ph.D. Princeton University, 2008
A.B. Harvard University, 2000
Philosophy of Language, Epistemology.
My central research project is aimed at exploring the connection between open questions and modality. I am also interested in understanding the role of context in shaping the use and meaning of language. In epistemology, I am primarily interested in the relation between knowledge and trust.
- Sherman, B. (2018). Open Questions and Epistemic Necessity. The Philosophical Quarterly, 68(273): 819-840.
- Sherman, B. (2018). 'According to' Phrases and Epistemic Modals. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, 36(2): 627-636.
- Sherman, B. (2015). Constructing Contexts. Ergo, 2(23): 581-605.
- Burgess, A. and B. Sherman (eds.) (2014). Metasemantics: New Essays on the Foundations of Meaning. New York: Oxford University Press.
- Sherman, B. and G. Harman (2011). Knowledge and Assumptions. Philosophical Studies, 156: 131-140.
- Harman, G. and B. Sherman (2004). Knowledge, Assumptions, Lotteries. Philosophical Issues, 14: 492-500.