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Hans-Johann Glock

Hans-Johann Glock (born February 20, 1960) is a German philosopher and professor of philosophy at the University of Zurich.

Glock studied philosophy, German studies, and mathematics at Tübingen University, University of Oxford, and the Free University of Berlin, and in 1990 received his PhD at Oxford. After lectureships at Oxford and the University of Reading, he was appointed a position in 2006 at the University of Zurich, where he holds a chair in Theoretical Philosophy. He is also Visiting Professor at the University of Reading.[1]

His research is the fields of philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and analytic philosophy more broadly. Glock has worked in particular with the topic of concepts and also on the question of animal cognition. Furthermore, Glock is considered to be an expert on the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein.[2]


  • Monographs 1
  • Edited volumes 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


  • What is Analytic Philosophy? Cambridge University Press, 2008, ISBN 0-521-87267-7. (abstract)
  • Quine and Davidson on Language, Thought and Reality. Cambridge University Press, 2003, ISBN 0-521-82180-0. (abstract)
  • A Wittgenstein Dictionary. Wiley-Blackwell, 1996, ISBN 0-631-18112-1. (abstract)

Edited volumes

  • Wittgenstein and Analytic Philosophy. Essays for P. M. S. Hacker (with John Hyman). Oxford University Press, 2009. (abstract)
  • Strawson and Kant. Oxford University Press, 2003. (abstract)
  • Fifty Years of Quines 'Two Dogmas' (with Kathrin Glüer and Geert Keil). Rodopi, 2003.


  1. ^ Website des Philosophischen Seminars der Universität Zürich zu Hans-Johann Glock (German)
  2. ^ SRF TV-Programm, Ludwig Wittgenstein: Der Ausweg aus dem Fliegenglas (German)

External links

  • Website des Philosophischen Seminars der Universität Zürich zu Hans-Johann Glock (German)
  • from Notre Dame - Philosophical Reviews (Steven D. Hales)What is Analytic Philosophy?Review of
  • from Notre Dame - Philosophical Reviews (Cory Juhl)Quine and Davidson on Language, Thought and RealityReview of
  • from Notre Dame - Philosophical Reviews (Andrew Chignell)Strawson and KantReview of
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