J. Robert Thompson's Philosophy Site

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy and Religion
Mississippi State University

Secretary, Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology

Ph.D. Washington University in St. Louis (2004)
B.A. Carleton College (1997)

I work on the philosophy of cognitive science, with specific interests in social cognition and linguistic competence. 

I explore the capacities humans deploy in order to think about each other and how these capacities figure into how we communicate.