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UK Fellow, Philosophy, elected in 1992

Professor Crispin Wright FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

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

Publications

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 Harvey Brown

Philosophy of physics; foundations of quantum mechanics, relativity theory and thermal physics, the role of symmetry principles in physics.

Dr Wilfrid Hodges

Links between logic and semantics, including model-theoretic definitions of mathematical constructions, formal semantics for sentences with scope peculiarities, the logic of Ibn Sina and its semantic foundations

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