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UK Fellow, Philosophy, elected in 2006

Professor Robert Adams FBA

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About this Fellow

Philosophy of Religion, History of Modern Philosophy (mainly 17th and 18th centuries), Ethical Theory, Metaphysics

Website: http://www.philosophy.rutgers.edu/recurring-visitng-faculty/753-adams-robert-merrihew

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Yale University

Past Appointments

  • Associate Professor / Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1972 - 1993
  • Clark Professor of Moral Philosophy and Metaphysics, Yale University, 1993 - 2003
  • Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Mansfield College University of Oxford, 2004 - 2009
  • Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina, 2009 - 2014
  • Senior Research Fellow, Mansfield College University of Oxford, 2004 - 2014
  • Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University, 2014
  • Lecturer / Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1968 - 1972
  • Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Yale University, Yale University, 2016

Publications

Liebniz: determinist, theist, idealist 1994

1970

Finite and infinite goods 1999

1970

A theory of virtue 2006

1970

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