Daniel H. Cohen

Professor of Philosophy

Box 4553

Phone: 207-859-4553
Fax: 207-859-4705
Mailing Address:
4553 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8845
Cohen, Daniel H.


Colby College, B.A., 1975 Indiana University, Ph.D., 1983

Areas of Expertise

  • Argumentation theory
  • Philosophy of language
  • Metaphors
  • Philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein

Courses Currently Teaching

CourseCourse Title
PL151 ALogic and Argumentation
PL212 APhilosophical Paradoxes
PL277 AReuman Reading Group
PL338 APhilosophy of Language
PL389 APhilosophers in Focus: Ludwig Wittgenstein

Other Courses Taught

CourseCourse Title
PL112Puzzles & Paradoxes
PL253Skepticism East & West
PL338Philosophy of Language
PL353Analytic Philosophy
PL373Medieval Philosophy


"In Search of the Wild Paradox"
"On Counterpossibles"
"Tractatus Logica-Philosophica"
"Argument is War.. and War is Hell"
"Arguing with God"
"Putnam, Truth, and Logic"
"Informal Logic and the Surprise Exam"
"Now THAT was a Good Argument"
"Gods, Gadflies, and Bulldog Tenacity"
Arguments and Metaphors in Philosophy, 2004


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