Taylor Carman

Professor of Philosophy

Taylor Carman, Professor of Philosophy, came to Barnard College in 1994. He has also taught at the University of California, San Diego. His teaching course load at Barnard includes "Phenomenology and Existentialism", "Recent European Philosophy," and "Hermeneutics, History, and the Human Sciences." In addition to his teaching duties for the Department of Philosophy, Professor Carman is also affiliated with Barnard's Comparative Literature Program.

Selected Publications

Merleau-Ponty (Routledge Philosophers) (Routledge, 2008).

The Cambridge Companion to Merleau-Ponty, Coedited with Mark B. N. Hansen, (Cambridge University Press, 2005).

Heidegger’s Analytic: Interpretation, Discourse, and Authenticity in "Being and Time," (Cambridge University Press, 2003).

“Between Empiricism and Intellectualism,” Merleau-Ponty: Key Concepts J. Reynolds, ed. (Acumen, 2008).

“Phenomenology as Rigorous Science,” The Oxford Handbook of Continental Philosophy B. Leiter and M. Rosen, eds. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007).

“Dennett on Seeming,” Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences Vol. 6, Nos. 1–2 (March 2007): 99-106.

“The Concept of Authenticity,” A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism H. L. Dreyfus and M. Wrathall, eds. (Oxford: Blackwell, 2006: 229-39).

“The Principle of Phenomenology,” The Cambridge Companion to Heidegger, 2nd ed., C. Guignon, ed. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006: 97-119).

“Authenticity,” A Companion to Heidegger H. L. Dreyfus and M. Wrathall, eds. (Oxford: Blackwell, 2005: 285-96).

Academic Focus: 

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century European philosophy

Office Hours: 

Monday: 1:00-2:30pm


BA, University of Wyoming
PhD, Stanford University

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