Christopher Hom

Christopher Hom an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Texas Tech University. Professor Hom received his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of California, Davis and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of California, Irvine.

His research focuses on the philosophy of language and metaethics, especially as they relate to racial slurs and normative language.

Representative Publications

Hom, Christopher. “The Semantics of Racial Epithets.” The Journal of Philosophy 105.8 (2008): 416-440.

Hom, Christopher, and Robert May. “Moral and Semantic Innocence.” Analytic Philosophy 54.3 (2013): 293-313.

Hom, Christopher. “A Puzzle about Pejoratives.” Philosophical Studies 159.3 (2012): 383-405.

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