Dorothy Edgington

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Dorothy Margaret Doig Edgington FBA (née Milne, born 29 April 1941) is a philosopher active in metaphysics and philosophical logic.[1] She was Waynflete Professor of Metaphysical Philosophy at the University of Oxford[2] from 2003[3] to 2006. Before moving to Oxford, Edgington taught for many years at Birkbeck College, London,[2] and now teaches there again[3] part-time. She is especially well known for her work on the logic of conditionals and vagueness.[2]

Articles[edit]

  • The Paradox of Knowability (1985), Mind 94:557-568. Presents a resolution of Fitch's paradox based on situation semantics.
  • On Conditionals (1995), Mind 104:235-329. Defends an epistemic theory of conditionals against a truth-functional one, as part of the Mind's state of the art series.
  • Conditionals (2006), The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ EDGINGTON, Prof. Dorothy Margaret Doig’, Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2011; online edn, Nov 2011 accessed 25 Jan 2012
  2. ^ a b c Sue James (5 November 2004). "Department audit". The Times. Retrieved 25 December 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Prof. Dorothy Edgington returns to Birkbeck". Retrieved 25 December 2010.