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. I work mainly on philosophy of language, epistemology, and ethics.

Papers: (Email for a draft if not posted; comments welcome!)

Semantic Presuppositions and Questions [abstract]

A Note on Epistemic Modals [abstract]

I Believe I Can Φ (with David Boylan and Ginger Schultheis) [abstract]

Epistemic and Moral Luck [abstract]

A Solution to Karttunen’s Problem [abstract]

Pointwise Semantics for Natural Language Modality [abstract]

Knowledge of Epistemic Possibility [abstract]