Sarah Paul

Associate Professor (Stanford, Ph.D. 2009)

Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Mind

5163 Helen C. White

Professor Paul’s research on agency and the philosophy of mind focuses on the nature of intention and belief.  She is interested in questions about self-knowledge, self-control, and what we should believe about our own intentional actions, among other things.  Recent publications include “Doxastic Self-Control” (American Philosophical Quarterly 2015), “The Courage of Conviction” (Canadian Journal of Philosophy2015), and “The Transparency of Intention” (Philosophical Studies 2015).  She is currently writing an introductory book on the philosophy of action for Routledge Press.