Stephen Stich is Board of Governors Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science at Rutgers University and honorary professor of philosophy at the University of Sheffield. Prior to joining the Rutgers faculty in 1989, he taught at the University of Michigan, the University of Maryland, and the University of California-San Diego. His publications include seven books, thirteen anthologies and over 200 articles. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a recipient of the Jean Nicod Prize, the first recipient of the Gittler Award for Outstanding Scholarly Contribution in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences and a winner of the Lebowitz Prize for Philosophical Achievement and Contribution, awarded by the Phi Beta Kappa Society in conjunction with the American Philosophical Association. Stich was one of the founders of the experimental philosophy movement, and his former students – including Shaun Nichols, Jonathan Weinberg, Ron Mallon and Edouard Machery – are now among the leaders in the field.