Sydney Shoemaker, professor emeritus of philosophy at Cornell University, has died.
Professor Shoemaker was an influential philosopher well-known for his research in metaphysics and philosophy of mind. His works include Physical Realization, Self-Knowledge and Self-Identity, The First Person Perspective and Other Essays, Identity, Cause, and Mind: Philosophical Essays, several other books, and many articles. You can explore his writings here.
Professor Shoemaker became a member of the faculty at Cornell in 1961. Prior to that, he taught at Ohio State University. He earned his PhD from Cornell and was an undergraduate at Reed College.
(photo via David Chalmers, who shares a remembrance of Shoemaker here)