Adam Elga
Princeton University Dept. of Philosophy
1879 Hall
Princeton, NJ 08544-1006
office: 204 Wooten Hall
office phone: 609-258-1477

Professor, Department of Philosophy. Areas of interest include decision and game theory, epistemology, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of science. CV.


  • Lucky to be rational. Unpublished paper presented at the Bellingham Summer Philosophy Conference on June 6, 2008.


Spring 2023:

  • Epistemology of belief polarization (Spring 2023). Princeton/Rutgers graduate seminar taught jointly with Andy Egan. Likely topics include: Bayesian treatments of miracles, undermining, and self-doubt, conspiracy theories, epistemic trapdoors, rational polarization, scientific polarization, and polarization through testimony echo chambers.
  • Philosophical foundations of probability and decision theory (PHI 371, Spring 2023). Taught jointly with Pietro Cibinel.

Past courses at Princeton:
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Past informal mini-courses from MIT's IAP:


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