Gendler Tamar Aif2021

Tamar Gendler

Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Vincent J. Scully Professor of Philosophy; Professor of Philosophy, Psychology, and Cognitive Science, Yale University

Tamar Szabó Gendler is dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Vincent J. Scully Professor of Philosophy, and a professor of psychology and cognitive science at Yale University. Her Open Yale course, Philosophy and the Science of Human Nature, has garnered hundreds of thousands of viewers. Gendler is the author of Intuition, Imagination, and Philosophical Methodology and Thought Experiments: On the Powers and Limits of Imaginary Cases, and her articles have appeared in Journal of Philosophy, Mind, and Philosophical Perspectives, among others. Her honors include the Yale College Sidonie Miskimin Clauss ’75 prize for excellence in teaching in the humanities and numerous fellowships, including from the Mellon Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the National Science Foundation.

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