John Mackay

Credentials: Associate Professor (Princeton, Ph.D. 2011)

Position title: Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics, Philosophical Logic


Phone: 608-890-3700

5167 Helen C. White

Professor Mackay works in the philosophy of language and associated areas of metaphysics, epistemology and philosophical logic. His current research is focused on modality and conditionals. “Recent and forthcoming publications include “Explaining the Actuality Operator Away” (Philosophical Quarterly, 2017), “Subjunctive Conditionals’ Local Contexts” (forthcoming in Linguistics and Philosophy), and “Modal Interpretation of Tense in Subjunctive Conditionals” (forthcoming in Semantics and Pragmatics).