Department of Philosophy

MSC 03 2140
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Humanities (HUM)

Phone: (505) 277-2405
Fax: (505) 277-6362

Russell Goodman

Regents' Professor

Photo: Russell Goodman

Office: Humanities 457
Hours: By appointment.

  • B.A. (Univ. of Pennsylvania '66)
  • M.A. (Oxford '70)
  • Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins '71)


Aurthor of American Philosophy before Pragmatism, (Oxford, July  2015), American Philosophy and the Romantic Tradition, (Cambridge, 1990). Pragmatism: A Contemporary Reader, (Routledge, 1995) Wittgenstein and William James (Cambridge, 2002), Contending with Stanley Cavell, (Oxford, 2005), Pragmatism: Critical Concepts in Philosophy, 4 vols. (Routledge, 2005).  Publications in The Oxford Handbook of American Philosophy, History of Philosophy Quarterly, Philosophy East and West, Journal of the History of Philosophy, Emerson Society Quarterly, Metaphilosophy. Journal of the History of Ideas. Contributor to the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy , Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Ralph Waldo Emerson, Transcendentalism and William James) and to volumes on Neoplatonism, American and European National Identity, and Wittgenstein.

Project Director for NEH summer institute on Emerson in 2003 and for NEH summer seminars on Emerson and Pragmatism in 2005 and 2007 respectively.