Bonnie Talbert ( is a Lecturer and Assistant Director of Studies in the Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Harvard University. 

She received her Ph.D. in philosophy in 2009 from Columbia University, where she taught Contemporary Civilization in the Core Curriculum. She has also taught courses on existentialism, applied ethics, logic, the history of modern philosophy, philosophy of psychology, and friendship. Her research interests include philosophy of psychology, other minds, and interpersonal knowledge. Her recent publications include “Knowing Other People: A Second-Person Framework,” Ratio (2014), “Screened Conversations: Technologically Mediated Interactions and Knowledge of Other Minds,” Techné (2013), and “Overthinking and Other Minds: the Analysis Paralysis,” Social Epistemology (2017).

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