Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

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The University of Cambridge was the birthplace of the 'analytical' school of philosophy in the early 20th century.

Today it is still a significant centre for philosophy. The most recent Research Assessment Exercise (2001) gave Cambridge the highest possible score (5*A). The Faculty achieved the best possible results from The Times 2004 and the QAA Subject Review 2001 (24/24).

Philosophers currently at Cambridge[edit]

The list includes both [1] and also research-active philosophers who play a significant role in the faculty's intellectual life.

Past Cambridge Philosophers[edit]

Various philosophers have been Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy. The Knightbridge Chair was founded in 1683 and is one of the oldest established chairs in the university.

Philosophers who either worked or studied in Cambridge - including some Knightbridge Professors - include:

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