I'm Malcolm Keating.

I am Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy, Smith College, Northampton, MA, USA, from January 1 until July 1, 2024, when I will be on faculty permanently as Associate Professor of Philosophy.

Previously I was Associate Professor of Philosophy, Yale-NUS College, Singapore with a Courtesy Joint Appointment at National University of Singapore.

About Me

I work on philosophy of language, epistemology, and argumentation. 

What do words mean? How do we understand metaphors and non-literal language? What can we know and how can we know it? What norms should govern our arguments with other people?

I think about these questions along with Sanskrit-language philosophers in the Indian subcontinent, primarily early Nyāya and Mīmāṃsā. Along the way, I make connections with contemporary analytic philosophy. 


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