|Born||26 March 1946|
|Occupation||Professor of Philosophy and Mathematics|
|Education||Ph.D. 1969 (philosophy), University of Warwick; B.A. 1967 (philosophy), Oxford University.|
|Spouse(s)||Anne Fine (divorced)|
|Children||Cordelia Fine, Ione Fine|
Kit Fine (born March 26, 1946) is a Silver Professor of Philosophy and Mathematics at New York University. He previously taught for several years at the University of Michigan and at UCLA. The author of several books and dozens of articles in international academic journals, he has made notable contributions to the fields of philosophical logic, metaphysics, and the philosophy of language and also has written on ancient philosophy, in particular on Aristotle's account of logic and modality.
He is Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Philosophy, University of Birmingham, UK.
Fine received his Ph.D. from the University of Warwick in 1969, under the supervision of A. N. Prior. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a corresponding fellow of the British Academy. He has held fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the American Council of Learned Societies and is a former editor of the Journal of Symbolic Logic. In addition to his primary areas of research, he has written papers in ancient philosophy, linguistics, computer science, and economic theory.
- Semantic Relationism. Blackwell, 2007. ISBN 978-1-4051-0844-7
- Modality and Tense: Philosophical Papers. Oxford University Press, 2005. ISBN 0-19-927871-7
- The Limits of Abstraction. Oxford University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-19-924618-1
- Reasoning With Arbitrary Objects. Blackwell, 1986. ISBN 0-631-13844-7
- Worlds, Times, and Selves (with A. N. Prior). University of Massachusetts Press, 1977. ISBN 0-87023-227-4