Atrium 104 x3585 thompsons[at]wpunj.edu Stephen Thompson earned his Ph.D. in philosophy at the City University of New York Graduate Center in 1994. His areas of specialization are the philosophy of language and logic, as well as American philosophy. He is currently at work on a book on the semantics and pragmatics of pronouns. He is the author of "Meaning in an Epistemic System" (in The Critical Pragmatism of Alain Locke, 1999) and "The Grammar of Civilization" (in Frederick Douglass: A Critical Reader, 1999). He teaches frequently on logic, recent analytic philosophy, and African-American philosophy.