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UK Fellow, Philosophy, elected in 1983

Professor John McDowell FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

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

Publications

The engaged intellect 2009

1970

Having the world in view 2009

1970

Mind and world 1994

1970

Mind, value and reality 1998

1970

Meaning, knowledge, and reality 1998

1970

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