Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra

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Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (born 7 August 1969) is a philosopher. He is currently a lecturer at the University of Oxford, where he has the title of Professor of Metaphysics, and a Tutorial Fellow at Oriel College.

Rodriguez-Pereyra has previously been a Research Fellow at Churchill College, University of Cambridge, Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, Lecturer at the University of Oxford and Tutorial Fellow at Hertford College, and Professor at the University of Nottingham and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.

His interests are primarily in Metaphysics and the philosophy of Leibniz. His work on resemblance nominalism provides a response to that of David Malet Armstrong and grounds resemblance relations in the sort of modal realism expressed in On the Plurality of Worlds by David Lewis.[1]

Selected publications[edit]


  • Resemblance Nominalism: A Solution to the Problem of Universals. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. ISBN 0199243778
  • Real Metaphysics: Essays in honour of D. H. Mellor (co-edited with Hallvard Lillehammer). London: Routledge, 2003. ISBN 0415249813
  • Leibniz's Principle of Identity of Indiscernibles. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. ISBN 9780198712664



  1. ^ Stephen Mumford (2007). David Armstrong. Acumen. ISBN 978-1-84465-100-9. Retrieved 8 March 2011. 

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