Paul Thagard

Paul Thagard is Professor of Philosophy and advisor for the Cognitive Science Program at the University of Waterloo. He is a graduate of the Universities of Saskatchewan, Cambridge, Toronto (Ph. D. in philosophy) and Michigan (M.S. in computer science). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Cognitive Science Society, and the Association for Psychological Science. The Canada Council awarded him a Killam Research Fellowship (1997), a Molson Prize (2007), and a Killam Prize (2013).

Recent publications for 2012-2015. Google Scholar profile.

Software application for increasing mutual understanding using cognitive-affective maps: EMPATHICA.

Paul Thagard's blog for Psychology Today.



Curriculum vitae, including full publication list (PDF)

Research interests


Fall, 2015:

Spring, 2015

Lectures in Trnava, Beijing, and Paris


Paul Thagard              Office: HH368
Department of Philosophy  Lab:  HH 322
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This page updated Sept. 23, 2015