Taylor Carman



Current City

B.A., University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY, United States.


Ph.D., Stanford University
Stanford, California, United States.


Work Recognition
Columbia University, New York
New York, United States.



In this lecture Taylor Carman speaks about Image and Shadow: Heidegger on the Limits of Scientific Representation

Professor Carman is the author of Heidegger’s Analytic (2003) and Merleau-Ponty (2008) and has coedited The Cambridge Companion to Merleau-Ponty(2005). He has published articles on various topics in phenomenology and is currently writing a book on Heidegger.

Articles / Publications:

“Conceptualism and the Scholastic Fallacy.” Mind, Reason and Being-in-the-World: The McDowell-Dreyfus Debate. J. Schear, ed. London and New York: Routledge, 2013.

“The Question of Being.” The Cambridge Companion to “Being and Time.” M. Wrathall, ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

“What Science Leaves Unsaid.” Wittgenstein and Heidegger. D. Egan, S. Reynolds, A. Wendland, eds. London: Routledge, 2013.

“Merleau-Ponty on Body, Flesh, and Visibility.” The Cambridge Companion to Existentialism. S. Crowell, ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

“Heidegger’s Anti-Neo-Kantianism.” Philosophical Forum, Vol. 41, Nos. 1 & 2 (Spring/Summer 2010) : 131–42.

“Heidegger on Correspondence and Correctness.” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2 (2007): 103–16.

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

“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.

“On the Inescapability of Phenomenology.” Phenomenology and the Philosophy of Mind. D. W. Smith and A. L. Thomasson, eds. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005: 67–89.

“Was Heidegger a Linguistic Idealist?” Inquiry, Vol. 45, No. 2 (2002): 205–16.

“Must We Be Inauthentic?” Heidegger, Authenticity and Modernity: Essays in Honor of Hubert L. Dreyfus, Volume One. J. Malpas and M. Wrathall, eds. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2000: 13–28.