Wilde Professor of Mental Philosophy

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The Wilde Professor of Mental Philosophy is an academic of the University of Oxford.

The position was initially established as a readership and was converted to a professorship in 2000, on the recommendation of the Literae Humaniores Board and with the concurrence of the General Board.

According to the University's statutes: "The Wilde Professor shall lecture and give instruction in Mental Philosophy, and shall from time to time lecture on the more theoretical aspects of Psychology."

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  1. ^ Notes on Contributors in Naomi Eilan, Joint Attention: Communication and Other Minds (Oxford University Press, 2005) p. ix
  2. ^ Professor Martin Davies : Wilde Professor of Mental Philosophy news release dated 18.09.06 online at ox.ac.uk (accessed 26 February 2008)