Matthew Mandelkern

Department of Linguistics and Philosophy
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 32-D808
Cambridge, MA 02139

email: mandelk AT
I'm a third year graduate student in philosophy at MIT.

I was an undergraduate first at Deep Springs College and then at the University of Chicago, where I wrote a thesis on Aristotle's action theory with Agnes Callard. I work mainly on philosophy of language, epistemology, and ethics.

Papers: (Working drafts; comments welcome!)

Prospective Contextualism about Epistemic Modals [abstract] [paper]

Epistemic and Moral Luck [abstract]

A Solution to Karttunen’s Problem [abstract] [paper]

Epistemic Modals and Local Contexts [abstract]