My name is Rory Harder. I am currently completing my PhD in philosophy at the University of Toronto. My main research interests are in the philosophy of language and mind, with a focus on the meaning and use of demonstratives.

Here is my CV.

You can e-mail me at rory.harder [at]


See my academia page.


As a course instructor, I have taught a third-year seminar on perception at the University of Toronto and a first-year introduction to formal reasoning and decision making at Rutgers University.

As a teaching assistant at the University of Toronto, I have run tutorials for second-year courses on metaphysics and epistemology, ancient philosophy, early modern philosophy, and probability theory; and a first-year introduction to philosophy course.