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UK Emeritus Fellow, Philosophy, elected in 1974

Sir Anthony Kenny FBA

About this Fellow



Current post

  • Past President of the British Academy; Emeritus Fellow St John's College, Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Fellow, St John's College University of Oxford, 1989 - 1999
  • Master, Balliol College University of Oxford, 1978 - 1989

British Academy Appointments

  • President, 1989 - 1993


Action, emotion, and will 1963

The Aristotelian ethics 1978

Aquinas on mind 1993

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