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Ken Taylor

Co-Host, Philosophy Talk

Ken Taylor was a co-host and co-founder (with John Perry) of Philosophy Talk from the show's inception until his sudden passing in 2019. During that time, he was also the Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University and the director of Stanford's interdisciplinary program in Symbolic Systems.


He authored of many books and articles, including Truth and Meaning, Reference and the Rational Mind, and the forthcoming Referring to the World. Ken wrote and taught about the intersection of philosophy of language and philosophy of mind, with an occasional foray into the history of philosophy.

All donations in his memory can be sent to Philosophy Talk.