AMIE L. THOMASSON
Amie L. Thomasson is Professor of Philosophy, Cooper Fellow, and Parodi Senior Scholar in Philosophy of Art in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Miami.
She is the author of two
books: Ordinary Objects (Oxford University Press, 2007),
Fiction and Metaphysics (Cambridge University Press,
1999). She also co-edited (with David W. Smith) a collection of essays,
Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind (Oxford University
Press, 2005). In addition, she has published more than 40 book
chapters and articles on topics in metaphysics, metaontology,
fiction, philosophy of mind and phenomenology, the philosophy of art,
and social ontology. She is currently working on a new book,
as well as on a manuscript to follow it (working title: Norms and
She regularly teaches courses from the introductory through graduate level, on topics including metaphysics, the history of analytic philosophy, existentialism, phenomenology, philosophy of mind and philosophy of art.
She is also currently serving as Director of Graduate Studies and Placement Director.