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UK Fellow, Philosophy, elected in 1998

Professor Mark Sainsbury FBA

Philosophy
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About this Fellow

I am currently working on problems in the logic and metaphysics of intentionality. Are all intentional states relational? Some but not others? What are the best candidates for being relata?

Website: https://www.marksainsbury.net/

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Essex, 1975 - 1978
  • Lecturer in Philosophy, Bedford College University of London, 1978 - 1984
  • Lecturer, Reader, Susan Stebbing Professor of Philosophy, King's College London University of London, 1984 - 2008
  • Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin, 2002
  • Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin, King's College London University of London, 2002
  • Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Austin, 2003

Publications

(with Michael Tye): Seven Puzzles of Thought and How To Solve Them: An Originalist Theory of Concepts 2012

Seven Puzzles of Thought and How to Solve Them: An Orginalist Theory of Concepts 2012

Russell 1979; paperback 1985

Paradoxes 1988; third edition 2009

Logical forms 1991; 2000

Departing From Frege 2002

Reference Without Referents 2005

Fiction and Fictionalism 2009

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