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UK Fellow, Philosophy, elected in 1992

Professor Crispin Wright FBA

About this Fellow


Current post

  • Professor of Philosophy, New York University; Professor of Philosophical Research, University of Stirling

Past Appointments

  • Research Fellow, All Souls College University of Oxford, 1969 - 1978
  • Professor of Philosophy and from 1992 Nelson Professor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1987 - 1994
  • Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, University of St Andrews, 1978
  • Wardlaw Professor, University of St Andrews, 1997
  • Profesor of Philosophy, University of Stirling, 2015


Wittgenstein on the foundation of mathematics 1980

Reason, meaning and truth 1986

Frece's conception of numbers as objects 1983

Truth and objectivity 1992

Rails to infinity 2001

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