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Jason Stanley is Professor of Philosophy at Yale University. Before coming to Yale in 2013, he was Professor II (Distinguished Professor) in the Department of Philosophy at Rutgers University. He has also been a Professor at the University of Michigan (2000-4) and Cornell University (1995-2000). His PhD was earned at the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT in 1995, with Robert Stalnaker as his chair.  Jason Stanley received his BA from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1990. He works in Epistemology, Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Language, Social and Political Philosophy, and History of 20th Century Philosophy. He has published three books with Oxford University Press. The first is Knowledge and Practical Interests, which was the winner of the 2007 American Philosophical Association book prize (awarded for the best book published in the field of philosophy in 2005 or 2006 by a scholar 40 years of age or under, or within ten years of the PhD). Professor Stanley’s second book, Know How, was published in 2011. The third book with Oxford University Press is a collection of his selected papers on linguistic communication and context, Language and Context (2007). Professor Stanley’s book, Why Propaganda Matters, is forthcoming with Princeton University Press in 2015.