University of Vermont

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Philosophy


Louis deRosset, Chair

Louis deRosset

Louis deRosset; Ph.D., Associate Professor and Interim Department Chair

Area of expertise

Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

Contact Information
Phone: (802) 656-3629

Office Hours Spring 2014: F 2-3 & by appointment

70 South Williams Street, Room 107


Louis deRosset's main research areas are metaphysics and the philosophy of language. He is especially interested in issues concerning the metaphysics of modality, and the utility and limits of explanation and reduction in metaphysics.

Some of his publications include:

"Getting Priority Straight", Philosophical Studies, vol. 149, no. 1. May 2010.

"Production and Necessity", Philosophical Review, vol. 118, no. 2. April 2009.

"A New Route to the Necessity of Origin" (with Guy Rohrbaugh), Mind, vol. 113, no. 452. October 2004.

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