Chair and Graduate Program Coordinator
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1993.
Office: Edmund J. Cain Hall (EJCH) 108B.
Office Hours: TBA
Aesthetics; ethics; philosophy of mind; Hume.
Professor Williams is the author of A Cultivated Reason: An Essay on Hume and Humeanism (Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999), and of articles in journals. He has been a Fellow of the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University. His recent work has been concerned with imagination and with taste.
Winner of the 2008 College of Liberal Arts Dean's Award for Teaching