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Adam Michael Sennet

Adam Michael Sennet

Associate Professor

2279 Social Science and Humanities Building.
Davis , Ca 95616
Office Phone: (530) 554-2876


  1. Ph.D.: Rutgers University, 2006


Dissertation: "Arguments and Adjuncts," directed by Ernest Lepore and Jason Stanley

Areas of Specialization: Philosophy of Language

Joined the UC Davis Philosophy Faculty: 2006

2012-2013 Course Schedule

1 – Introduction to Philosophy
137C – Philosophy of Language: Semantics and Pragmatics

007 –Philosophical Perspectives on Sexuality
237 – Graduate Seminar in Philosophy of Language (topic: counterfactuals)

Not Teaching

Other Courses

137B Philosophy of Language: Truth and Meaning
156 Contemporary Analytic Philosophy

Recent Publications

"Context, Compositionality and Amity: A Response to Rett," in Canadian Journal of Philosophy

“Safety and Plasticity,” in Philosophical Studies.

“Unarticulated Constituents and Structure,” in Mind and Language.

Currently Supervising Dissertations

Erik Johnson, Tyrus Fisher

Past Supervision of Dissertations

Gina Calderone

Dissertation Committees Served on:

Nick Diehl, Dana Goswick, Nate Smith, Brooke Roberts, Josh Earlenbaugh, Emily Barranco, Brian Coffey

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