Jason Stanley

Yale University

Jason Stanley is Jacob Urowsky Professor of Philosophy at Yale University. His scientific work contributes to areas like philosophy of language and epistemology. In his more recent work, he also considers questions of political philosophy, publishing books such as How Propaganda Works in 2015 and How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them in 2018.

Jason Stanley received his B.A. from State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1990 and obtained his Ph.D. at the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1995. After holding academic positions at Cornell University, Ithaca, and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, he became Distinguished Professor at the Department of Philosophy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, then Professorial Fellow at St. Andrews University, Scotland, before attending his current position in 2013. He held visiting professorships and fellowships at New College in Oxford, the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna, Seoul National University, Humboldt University, Berlin, L’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris, and Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan. Jason Stanley holds an honorary doctorate from Binghamton University and received the Global Discourse Book Award. In 2016, he received the PROSE Award for Philosophy from the American Association of Publishers for his book How Propaganda Works.

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