Paul Thagard, PhD, is a philosopher, cognitive scientist, and author of many interdisciplinary books. He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Cognitive Science Society, and the Association for Psychological Science. The Canada Council awarded him a Molson Prize (2007) and a Killam Prize (2013).

In 2021, MIT Press will publish his new book Bots and Beasts: What Makes Machines, Animals, and People Smart?

Podcast: AI Ethics and the Meaning of Life

Paul Thagard’s Treatise on Mind and Society was published by Oxford University Press in 2019.


This page updated March 30, 2021