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Saul Traiger

Professor, Cognitive Science, Philosophy

Saul Traiger teaches courses in 17th and 18th century philosophy, the foundations of cognitive science, contemporary epistemology, and the philosophy of mind.


  • Office: Swan 201
  • Email: traiger@oxy.edu
  • Phone: (323) 259-2901
  • Website: www.traiger.net
  • Office Hours: On sabbatical

Education: B.A., State University of New York, Binghamton; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

His research includes work on the historical and conceptual foundations of cognitive science, the philosophy of mind, epistemology, and the philosophy of David Hume. A founding member of the International Computing and Philosophy Association, he is past president of the Hume Society and currently serves as co-editor of Hume Studies. He is the co-founder of Occidental's Cognitive Science Program. Some of his publications may be accessed here.