Cloris Gao

Cloris Gao
254 English Philosophy Building
Office Hours: 
Monday and Wednesday 2:30-3:30
Friday 12:30-1:30

Research Interests

  • Philosophy of probability
  • Scientific explanations
  • Counterfactuals and indicative conditionals


“Mathematicians characterize prime numbers as their atoms because all numbers can be analyzed as products of the primes. I regard paradoxes as the atoms of philosophy because they constitute the basic points of departure for disciplined speculation.”— Roy Sorensen