Kit Fine

Photo by Maximilian Glas


Department of Philosophy, New York University


Kit is a university professor and Silver Professor of Philosophy and Mathematics at New York University. His specialization is in Metaphysics, Logic, and Philosophy of Language. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a corresponding fellow of the British Academy. Kit has held fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the American Council of Learned Societies and is a former editor of the Journal of Symbolic Logic. He regularly teaches at the Master in Philosophy programme of the Università della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano. In addition to his primary areas of research, he has written papers on ancient philosophy, linguistics, computer science, and economic theory.
At THE NEW INSTITUTE Kit closely collaborated with our fellow Ruth Chang. He was a visitor in March, May, and June 2023.


Semantic Relationism, 2007

Modality and Tense: Philosophical Papers, 2005

The Limits of Abstraction, 2002

Reasoning with Arbitrary Objects, 1985

Worlds, Times and Selves (with A. N. Prior), 1977

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