Timothy smiley

Timothy John Smiley
Born (1930-11-13) November 13, 1930 (age 83)
Nationality British
Fields Philosophy
Known for logic

Timothy John Smiley FBA (born 13 November 1930) is a British philosopher, who was Emeritus Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at Clare College, Cambridge University.

He has edited and contributed to numerous papers and publications including:

  • Studies in the Philosophy of Logic and Knowledge, (co-edited with Thomas Baldwin.) [1]
  • Mathematics and Necessity: Essays in the History of Philosophy. [2]
  • Philosophical Logic. [3]
  • Philosophical Dialogues: Plato, Hume, Wittgenstein. Dawes Hicks Lectures on Philosophy. [4]

In recent years, he has collaborated on a number of articles on plural descriptions with Alex Oliver.[6][7]

Most recently, Smiley's professional standing was marked by the publication of The Force of Argument: Essays in Honor of Timothy Smiley (T. J. Smiley, Jonathan Lear and Alex Oliver, Routledge, 2010.) [8]

Smiley was appointed Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge in 1980 and elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1984.[9]

He is the father of the author Sophie Smiley.

External links

  • Clare College, Cambridge


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