Mitchell S. Green
Mitch Green is the NEH/Horace Goldsmith Distinguished Teaching Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Virginia. He has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, the National Humanities Center, the Mead Endowment, the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Philosophy of Science, the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, the American Council of Learned Societies, the University of Virginia's Teaching Resource Center, and the University of Virginia's Shannon Center for Advanced Studies.
His specializations are in Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, and Aesthetics. He is also interested in Metaphysics, Decision Theory, the Theory of Action, and the history of analytic philosophy. His current research interests include evolutionary biology of communication, speech acts and their role in communication, empathy, self-knowledge, self-expression, and attitude ascription.