Professor Fraser Macbride

  • Chair in Logic and Rhetoric (Philosophy)

Research interests

Fraser MacBride is the Professor of Logic & Rhetoric. He was previously a Reader at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Trinity Hall. He has also held positions at University College London, the University of  St. Andrews, where he was a Director of Arche, and Birkbeck College London. He was educated at St. John's College Cambridge and King's College London. His research interests include metaphysics, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of language and the history of analytic philosophy.

He is currently completing a book On the Genealogy of Universals which discovers the origins of our current metaphysical preconceptions and prejudices about the concepts of particular and universal, by providing an intellectual reconstruction of the processes whereby the unaccustomed and questionable was transformed to long term custom. His recent publications include "For Keeping Truth in Truthmaking", Analysis, doi: 10.1093/analys/ant073, "How Involved Do You Want To Be In A Non-Symmetric Relationship", Australasian Journal of Philosophy, DOI:10.1080/00048402.2013.788046 and the entry on "Truthmakers" for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/truthmakers/

Teaching

Subhonours

Philosophy 1K: Knowledge and the World - Knowledge and Scepticism component

Honours

SH23 The Structure of the World
SH24 Origins of Analytic Metaphysics

Publications

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Number of items: 5.

2013

MacBride, F. (2013) For keeping truth in truthmaking. Analysis, 73 (4). pp. 686-695. ISSN 0003-2638 (doi:10.1093/analys/ant073)

Macbride, F. (2013) How involved do you want to be in a non-symmetric relationship? Australasian Journal of Philosophy . ISSN 0004-8402 (doi:10.1080/00048402.2013.788046)

Macbride, F. (2013) The Russell-Wittgenstein dispute: a new perspective. In: Textor, M. (ed.) Judgement and Truth in Early Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology. Series: History of analytic philosophy . Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 206-241. ISBN 9781137286321

2011

Macbride, F. (2011) Impure reference: a way around the concept horse paradox. Philosophical Perspectives, 25 (1). pp. 297-312. ISSN 1520-8583 (doi:10.1111/j.1520-8583.2011.00217.x)

Macbride, F. (2011) Relations and truthmaking II. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 111 (1). pp. 161-179. ISSN 0066-7374 (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9264.2011.00304.x)

This list was generated on Fri Oct 24 21:34:10 2014 BST.
Number of items: 5.

Article

MacBride, F. (2013) For keeping truth in truthmaking. Analysis, 73 (4). pp. 686-695. ISSN 0003-2638 (doi:10.1093/analys/ant073)

Macbride, F. (2013) How involved do you want to be in a non-symmetric relationship? Australasian Journal of Philosophy . ISSN 0004-8402 (doi:10.1080/00048402.2013.788046)

Macbride, F. (2011) Impure reference: a way around the concept horse paradox. Philosophical Perspectives, 25 (1). pp. 297-312. ISSN 1520-8583 (doi:10.1111/j.1520-8583.2011.00217.x)

Macbride, F. (2011) Relations and truthmaking II. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 111 (1). pp. 161-179. ISSN 0066-7374 (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9264.2011.00304.x)

Book Section

Macbride, F. (2013) The Russell-Wittgenstein dispute: a new perspective. In: Textor, M. (ed.) Judgement and Truth in Early Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology. Series: History of analytic philosophy . Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 206-241. ISBN 9781137286321

This list was generated on Fri Oct 24 21:34:10 2014 BST.