Adam Elga
Princeton University Dept. of Philosophy
1879 Hall
Princeton, NJ 08544-1006
office: 204 Marx Hall (can be located on campus map)
office phone: 609-258-1477
office hour Fall 2018: Fridays 2:50-3:50p (except not Friday oct 26---by appt only that week)

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 Unpublished paper presented at the Bellingham Summer Philosophy Conference on June 6, 2008.


Fall 2018:

Spring 2019:

  • Philosophical foundations of probability and decision theory (PHI 3xx, Spring 2019). Taught jointly with Alexander Meehan.

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


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