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Skidmore College
Philosophy Department

Susan Blake

Teaching professorSusan Blake

Office:  Ladd 213 
Phone:  (518) 580-8244



  • Ph.D. Indiana University
  • A.B. Bryn Mawr College

Teaching and Research Interests: 

Theory of Knowledge, Chinese Philosophy, Philosophy of Perception, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind.

Select Publications: 

“Perception and its disorders in early China”, in The Senses and the History of Philosophy, Routledge.

“Agency, Non-action, and Desire in the Laozi”, Journal of Chinese Philosophy

Works in Progress: 

Standards and Reference: Philosophy of Language in Early China (monograph under contract with Bloomsbury)

"Burge, Anti-Individualism, and Perceptual Content"

"Dogmatism, Accepting Correction, and Mental Content"

"Considerations from the 'Greater Selection' in Favor of a Modest Reading of 'Jian Ai'"