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UK Fellow, Philosophy, elected in 2001

Professor Michael Ayers FBA

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About this Fellow

History of Philosophy Philosophy of Language Metaphysics Epistemology

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Junior Research Fellow, St John's College University of Oxford, 1962 - 1965
  • Fellow, Wadham College University of Oxford, 1965
  • Professor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, 1996
  • Professor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, Corpus Christi College University of Oxford, 1996
  • Fellow, Wadham College University of Oxford, 1965
  • Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, Corpus Christi College University of Oxford, 2003

Publications

Locke: epistemology and ontology (2 vols), 1991

Substance: prolegomena to a realist theory of identity J Philosophy 1991

The Cambridge history of 17th century philosophy (2 vols), 1998

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Links between logic and semantics, including model-theoretic definitions of mathematical constructions, formal semantics for sentences with scope peculiarities, the logic of Ibn Sina and its semantic foundations

Professor John Marenbon

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Professor Cecilia Heyes

Experimental and theoretical psychology: evolutionary, developmental and cultural origins of cognitive processes; animal cognition; social cognition; social learning; imitation