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UK Fellow, Philosophy, elected in 1990

Professor Christopher Peacocke FBA

About this Fellow


Current post

  • Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University; Collaborative Fellow, Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Stebbing Professor of Philosophy, King's College London University of London, 1985 - 1988
  • Waynflete Professor of Metaphysical Philosophy, University of Oxford, 1989 - 2000
  • Professor of Philosophy, New York University, 2000
  • Professor of Philosophy, New York University, New York University, 1989 - 2004
  • Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University, New York, 2004


Sense and content: experience, thought and their relations 1983


Objectivity, simulation and the unity of consciousness: current issues in the philosophy of mind (_PBA_ 83, 1994)


A study of concepts 1992


Being known 1999


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The history of philosophy, especially c.500 – c.1700, with a focus on Boethius, Anselm and Abelard, but including philosophers up to Leibniz

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Professor Terence Irwin

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