Sam Cumming

sam Associate Professor
PhD Rutgers, 2007

Interests

Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Semantics, Pragmatics, Literature, Film


Online Work

Research Summary

Unpublished

Faithfulness and De Se (with Y. Sharvit), forthcoming in a volume on indirect reports

Definite Reports of Indefinite Utterances, forthcoming in a volume on mental files

The Attentional Foundations of Coherence

Narrative and POV

The Semantics of Space in Visual Narrative (with G. Greenberg and R. Kelly), under construction

The Cognitive Foundations of POV in Film (with G. Greenberg, E. Kaiser and R. Kelly), under construction

2015

The Dilemma of Indefinites, in A. Bianchi (ed.), On Reference, Oxford: OUP, pp. 335-349 (penultimate version)

2014

Discourse Content, in A. Burgess & B. Sherman (eds.), Metasemantics: New Essays on the Foundations of Meaning, Oxford: OUP, pp. 214-230 (penultimate version)

Semantics for Nominalists, in Y. Jiang and E. Lepore (eds.), Language and Value, Protosociology Vol. 31 (penultimate version)

2013

Creatures of Darkness, Analytic Phil. 54(4): 379-400 (penultimate version)

From Coordination to Content, Phil. Imprint 13(4): 1-16

Indefinites and Intentional Identity, Phil. Studies 168(2): 371-395 (penultimate version)

2008

Variabilism, Phil. Review 117(4): 525-554 (penultimate version)

2007

Proper Nouns, Dissertation, Rutgers