Ernest Lepore is an American philosopher and cognitive scientist. He is Acting Director of the Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, and a professor at Rutgers University. He is well known for his work on the philosophy of language and mind, often in collaboration with Jerry Fodor, Herman Cappelen and Kirk Ludwig, as well as his work on philosophical logic and the philosophy of Donald Davidson. Lepore earned his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. Among his doctoral students are Kent Johnson, Adam Sennet, Sam Cumming, Will Starr, Michael Johnson, Tom Donaldson, Luvell Anderson and Josh Armstrong. Professor Lepore currently teaches logic at Rutgers University.
- Handbook in Philosophy of Language, ed. with B. Smith, (Oxford University Press, 2006)
- Insensitive Semantics, with Herman Cappelen (2004, Basil Blackwell)
- Donald Davidson: Truth, Meaning, Rationality in Mind, with Kirk Ludwig (Oxford University Press, 2005)
- Donald Davidson's truth-theoretic Semantics, with Kirk Ludwig (Oxford University Press, 2007),
- Meaning and Argument, with Sam Cumming (Blackwell, 2000)
- Holism: A Shopper's Guide, with Jerry Fodor (Blackwell, 1991)
- The Compositionality Papers, with Jerry Fodor (Oxford University Press, 2002)
- What Every Student Should Know with Sarah-Jane Leslie (Rutgers Press, 2002).