James Pryor
EducationPrinceton University (Ph.D.)
Cornell University (B.A.)
Era21st-century philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
InstitutionsNew York University
ThesisHow to Be a Reasonable Dogmatist (1997)
Doctoral advisorMark Johnston
Doctoral studentsDaniel Rothschild
Main interests
philosophy of language

James Vincent Pryor (born 1968) is an American philosopher and Professor of Philosophy at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is known for his expertise on epistemology and philosophy of language.[1][2]


  1. ^ Beck, Ori; Gupta, Anil; Haddock, Adrian; Pryor, James; Smithies, Declan (March 2018). "Discussion of James Pryor's "The Merits of Incoherence"". Analytic Philosophy. 59 (1): 142–148. doi:10.1111/phib.12117. hdl:1893/27146. ISSN 2153-9596.
  2. ^ Comesar'ia, Juan (2013). "Reply to Pryor". Contemporary Debates in Epistemology: 239. Retrieved 30 November 2018.