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UK Fellow, Section H12, 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

Other Philosophy Fellows

Professor John Marenbon

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

Professor Cecilia Heyes

Experimental and theoretical psychology: evolutionary, developmental and cultural origins of cognitive processes; animal cognition; social cognition; social learning; imitation

Professor Terence Irwin

Ancient Philosophy, especially Plato, Aristotle, Stoicism. Kant. Moral philosophy, especially its history

Professor Jonardon Ganeri

Philosophy, especially of self, consciousness, attention, the epistemology of inquiry, the idea of philosophy as a practice; Indian philosophical traditions; the intellectual history of early modern South Asia; the polycentricity of modernity; cosmopoli

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