Jeremy Shearmur

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Jeremy Shearmur
Era 20th-century philosophy
Region Western Philosophy
School Critical rationalism
Classical Liberalism
Main interests Epistemology
Rationality
Philosophy of science
Social and political philosophy
Philosophy of mind
Influences

Jeremy Shearmur was a Reader in Philosophy in the School of Philosophy at the Australian National University, until his retirement at the end of 2013. He is currently an Emeritus Fellow, and is undertaking a limited amount of lecturing and Ph.D. supervision. He was educated at the London School of Economics.

He has taught at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Manchester, and at George Mason University, where he was a Research Associate Professor at the Institute for Humane Studies. He was also Director of Studies of the Centre for Policy Studies, in London.

After briefly pursuing studies in librarianship, he worked for eight years as assistant to Karl Popper.

Works[edit]

  • Hayek and After (1996)
  • The Political Thought of Karl Popper (1996)
  • Karl Popper, After the Open Society (2008) edited with Piers Norris Turner

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