Elliot Paul

Assistant Professor


Elliot Samuel Paul (B.A. Toronto, Ph.D. Yale) works mainly in early modern philosophy and epistemology.  He also has interests in philosophy of mind and cognitive science, with a particular focus on philosophical issues surrounding creativity.

From 2009-2011 Dr. Paul was Assistant Professor/ Bersoff Faculty Fellow at NYU.

He is co-editor of The Philosophy of Creativity: New Essays (Oxford University Press). He is also Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Creativity Post (www.creativitypost.com)

Areas of Specialization:
Early Modern Philosophy; Epistemology; Creativity


This semester (Spring 2014), Dr. Paul is teaching Introduction to Philosophy.  He will be on sabbatical for the 2014-2015 academic year.


Graduate Placement Officer (Columbia) 








office hours: Thursdays 1:30pm to 3:30pm


B.A. Toronto
Ph.D. Yale