Rabb Graduate Center, 331
DegreesNew York University, Ph.D.
New York University, M.A.
CUNY Brooklyn College, B.A.
ExpertiseMetaphysics. Epistemology. Medical ethics.
ProfileEli Hirsch has published extensively in the area of Metaphysics; his most recent book is "Quantifier Variance and Realism". He is currently working on a book in Epistemology. He teaches a variety of courses, including Medical Ethics and Philosophy of Religion.
|PHIL||1a||Introduction to Philosophy|
|PHIL||24a||Philosophy of Religion|
|PHIL||35a||Philosophy of Science|
|PHIL||144a||Philosophical Problems of Space and Time|
|PHIL||145b||Topics in the Philosophy of Language|
|PHIL||150b||Topics in Epistemology and Metaphysics|
|PHIL||182a||Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations|
Awards and Honors
Charles Goldman Chair in Philosophy (1989)
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship (1989 - 1990)
Long Island University Trustee Award for Scholarly Achievement (1980)
National Endowment for the Humanities Review Panel (1979)
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant (1975 - 1976)
James C. Healey Medal for best dissertation, NYU College of Arts and Sciences (1970 - 1971)
National Science Foundation Fellowship (1966)
Hirsch, Eli. "“Three degrees of Carnapian Tolerance”." Ontology After Carnap. Ed. S. Blatti and S. Laponte. N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2014 (forthcoming)
Hirsch, Eli. "“Charity To Charity”, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research." Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 86. 2 (2014): 435-42.
Hirsch, Eli. "“Comments of Theodore Sider’s Writing the Book of the World,." Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 87. (2014): 733-54.
Hirsch, Eli. Quantifier Variance and Realism: Essays in Metaontology. N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Hirsch, Eli. "Diabolical Mysticism, Death, and Skepticism." Philosophic Exchange 39. (2010): 17-35 (2009).
Hirsch, Eli. "Kripke's Argument Against Materialism." The Waning of Materialism. Ed. George Bealer. N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2010
Hirsch, Eli. "Ontology and Alternative Languages." Metametaphysics. Ed. Chalmers, et. al. OUP, 2009
Hirsch, Eli. "Language, Ontology, and Structure." Nous (2008).
Hirsch, Eli. "¿Ontological Arguments: Interpretive Charity and Quantifier Variance¿, in Metaphysical Debates (Oxford University Press).", 2008
Hirsch, Eli. "¿Rashi¿s view of the Open Future: Indeterminateness and Bivalence¿, in Oxford Studies in Metaphysics (Oxford University Press, 2006).", 2007
Hirsch, Eli. Dividing Reality. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
Hirsch, Eli. The Concept of Identity. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.
Hirsch, Eli. The Persistence of Objects. Philadelphia: Philosophical Monographs, 1976.