Steven Stich

Stephen Stich is Board of Governors Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science at Rutgers University, and Director of the Research Group on Evolution and Cognition.  He is also Honorary Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield.  Prior to joining the StevenStich2Rutgers faculty he taught at the University of Michigan, the University of Maryland and the University of California, San Diego.  He has lectured in more than 30 countries around the world and has been Visiting Professor at a number of leading universities in the USA, Britain, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea.  His publications include six books, a dozen anthologies and about 200 articles.  Professor Stich is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a recipient of the Jean Nicod Prize awarded by the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.  He was the first recipient of the American Philosophical Association’s Gittler Award for Outstanding Scholarly Contribution in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences, and in 2016 he was awarded the American Philosophical Association’s Leibowitz Prize for Philosophical achievement.



Representative Publications:
Stich, S. P. (1983). From Folk Psychology to Cognitive Science: The Case Against Belief. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Stich, S. P. (1990). The Fragmentation of Reason: Preface to a Pragmatic Theory of Cognitive Evaluation. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Stich, S. P. (1996). Deconstructing the Mind. New York: Oxford University Press.

Nichols, S. & Stich, S. P. (1990). Mindreading. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Stich, S. P. (2011). Mind and Language:  Collected Papers, Vol 1. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Stich, S. P. (2012). Knowledge, Rationality and Morality: Collected Papers, Vol. 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press.