Skip Content
UK Fellow, Philosophy, Law, elected in 1990

Professor John Finnis FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Law and Legal Philosophy Emeritus, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Law and Legal Philosophy, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 1970
  • Professor of Law and Legal Philosophy, University of Oxford, 1989
  • Lecturer in Law, University of Oxford, 1970
  • Professor of Law and Legal Philosophy Emeritus, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 1970
  • Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, 1970
  • Fellow, University College University of Oxford, 1970
  • , Other Foreign Institutions, 1970

Publications

Reason in Action: Collected Essays of John Finnis vol. 1 2011

Intention and Identity: Collected Essays of John Finnis vol. 2 2011

Human Rights and Common Good: Collected Essays of John Finnis, vol. 3 2011

Philosophy of Law: Collected Essays of John Finnis vol. 4 2011

Religion and Public Reasons: Collected Essays of John Finnis vol. 5 2011, pb 2013

Natural law and natural rights 1980; 2nd ed with Postscript 2011

Fundamentals of ethics 1983

Aquinas: moral, political and legal theory 1998

Other Philosophy Fellows

Professor Robert Stalnaker

Philosophy of language, semantics and pragmatics, foundations of decision theory and game theory, the analysis of conditionals and other modal concepts

Professor Christian List

Philosophical foundations of the social sciences; political philosophy; theories of individual and collective decision-making

Professor Cecilia Trifogli

The Medieval Latin reception of Aristotle's philosophy in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, especially natural philosophy, rational psychology, and metaphysics; critical editions of Medieval Latin philosophical texts