Nate Charlow
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
University of Toronto

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I've taught at the University of Toronto since July 2011. I work primarily on language, semantics, and related issues in meta-ethics and epistemology. I wrote a dissertation on imperatives at the University of Michigan, where I was a student from 2006-11.

I still do a lot of work on imperatives. My interest here is both linguistic and philosophical—I think their semantics is independently very cool, but I also think fitting them into standard theoretical practices in semantics encourages us to reflect on some of the fundamental assumptions of those practices.

I also work on conditionals, Expressivism, modals (especially modals that encode normative information), and, often, on all three of these things at once.

Take a look at my papers page to see my published work and some work in progress.