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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

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

    William Day writes primarily on Wittgenstein, Cavell, and topics in aesthetics (improvisation, music, film). He is contributing co-editor (with Victor J. Krebs) of a volume on Wittgenstein's aspect-seeing remarks, Seeing Wittgenstein Anew (Cambridge UP, 2010). Other publications include articles and book chapters on Emerson, the Neo-Confucian thinker Wang Yangming, and moral perfectionism. 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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