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David Weissman

Professor

School/Division

Division of Humanities and the Arts

Department

Philosophy

Office

NAC 5/203B

p: 212-650-7640

e: dweissman@ccny.cuny.edu

  • Education

     B.A., Northwestern University, 1957
    M.A., University of Chicago, 1959
    Ph.D., University of London, 1962

  • Publications

    Books
    Dispositional Properties, Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1965, pp. 216

    Eternal Possibilities: a Neutral Ground for Meaning and Existence, Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1977, pp. 300

    Intuition and Ideality, Albany: State University of New York Press, 1987, pp. 309

    Hypothesis and the Spiral of Reflection, Albany: State University
    of New York Press, 1989, pp. 241

    Truth’s Debt to Value, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993, pp.
    355

    Rene Descartes, Discourse on the Method and Meditations on
    First Philosophy
    , New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996, editor and
    contributor.

    A Social Ontology, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000, pp. 379

    Lost Souls: the Philosophic Origins of a Cultural Dilemma
    , Albany:
    State University of New York Press, 2003, pp. 210.

    The Cage: Must, Should and Ought from Is
    , Albany: State University
    of New York Press, 2006, pp.298.

    Styles of Thought: Interpretation, Inquiry, and Imagination Albany:
    University of New York Press, 2007, pp. 203, forthcoming.

    Cities, Real and Ideal (Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag, 2010), pp. 280.

    Sensibility and the Sublime (Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag, 2012), pp. 120.

    To see more publications by Prof. Weissman, click here. (pdf)

  • Additional Information

    Positions
    Assistant professor, University of California, Berkeley, 1962-63

    Visiting fellow and senior member, Wolfson College, Cambridge University, 1979-81

    Visiting professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1998-99

    Professor, City College of New York, 1965-present

    Editorial Boards
    Metaphilosophy (Blackwell)
    Axiomathes (Kluwer)
    Categories (Polimetrica)

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