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UK Fellow, Philosophy, elected in 1983

Professor John McDowell FBA

About this Fellow


Current post

  • Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh

Past Appointments

  • Fellow and Praelector in Philosophy, University College University of Oxford, 1966 - 1986
  • Professor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh, 1986 - 1988
  • University Professor of Philosphy, University of Pittsburgh, 1988


The engaged intellect 2009

Having the world in view 2009

Mind and world 1994

Mind, value and reality 1998

Meaning, knowledge, and reality 1998

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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

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Ethical aspects of speech act theory and social epistemology; metaphysics of properties; history of philosophy, especially Kant; free speech, hate speech and media ethics; feminist perspectives on pornography and objectification