Sarah Paul

Associate Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Email: skp5@nyu.edu
Education: BA Carleton College; PhD Stanford University

Research Areas: philosophy of action, philosophy of mind


Sarah Paul's research concerns agency and the philosophy of mind, focusing on the nature of intention and belief. She is also interested in questions about self-knowledge, self-control, and what it means to believe in ourselves and others when it comes to difficult actions.  She came to NYUAD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has also held visiting positions at M.I.T. and Bowdoin College.  She is currently working on an introductory textbook on the philosophy of action for Routledge University Press.

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