William Lanier


University College

Oxford OX1 4BH

United Kingdom







I am a D.Phil. student in Philosophy at Oxford, and my thesis is about anaphora and intentional identity. Most of my research is in the philosophy of language, metaphysics, or epistemology, though I find every area of philosophy interesting.





      Intentional Identity and Descriptions

Forthcoming in Philosophical Studies

[Penultimate version] [Published version]


In preparation:

      The KK Principle and Knowability

      How to Get from Traditional to Dynamic (Compositional) Semantics in Three Easy Steps

      Intentional Identity and Exotic Objects











      Knowledge and Reality

      Logic and Language