Produced by the CUNY Lecture Series. In this edition, CUNY honors renowned philosopher Saul Kripke. A pioneer in the field of logic, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Saul Kripke has spent 40 years studying the philosophy of language and is regarded by his peers to be one of the world’s greatest living philosophers. In the spring of 2008, CUNY created the Saul Kripke Center, a repository for the professor’s articles and unpublished works at the Graduate Center. Here, Professor Kripke discusses his life’s work on Gricean Maxims and the relationship between language and thought.