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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

Other Philosophy Fellows

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

Professor Alain De Libera

The history of late Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and Theology with a focus on the history of logic, philosophy of mind and metaphysics

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