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    William Day


    Reilly Hall 422
    Le Moyne College
    1419 Salt Springs Road
    Syracuse, NY 13214


    (315) 445-4514


    Professor of Philosophy (On leave, Fall 2018)

    B.A., St. John's College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University.

    William Day writes on aesthetics and moral perfectionist thought, with particular focus on the work of Wittgenstein, Cavell, Emerson, and Confucian thinkers. He is contributing co-editor (with Victor J. Krebs) of Seeing Wittgenstein Anew (Cambridge UP, 2010). Among his other publications are articles and book chapters on Wittgenstein, Cavell, Emerson, the Neo-Confucian thinker Wang Yangming, moral perfectionism, jazz improvisation, and film studies. He teaches courses in the philosophy of art, American philosophy, theory of knowledge, the philosophy of language, and the experience of time.

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