Timothy Williamson#


Timothy Williamson
Email:timothy.williamson 'at' philosophy.ox.ac.uk
Membership Number:3544
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHILOSOPHY, THEOLOGY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Username:twilliamson
Elected:2013
Homepage: http://www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk/members/philosophy_panel/tim_williamson


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2018 A. Whitney Griswold Visiting Professor, Yale University
  • 2016 - 2017 Visiting professor, Yale University
  • 2013 - 2015 Nelson Visitor, Department of Philosophy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 2004 Visiting scholar, Centre for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
  • 2000 Wykeham Professor of Logic, University of Oxford, and Fellow of New College Oxford
  • 1998 - 1999 Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy, Princeton University
  • 1995 Visiting Erskine Fellow, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Canterbury
  • 1994 Visiting Professor, Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, M.I.T.
  • 1990, 1995 Visiting Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Research School of Social Sciences, A.N.U.
  • 1995 - 2000 Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, University of Edinburgh
  • 1988 - 1994 Fellow and Praelector in Philosophy, University College, Oxford; C.U.F. Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Oxford
  • 1980 - 1988 Lecturer in Philosophy, Trinity College, Dublin

Fields of Scholarship
  • Epistemology
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of language
  • Logic

Honours and Awards
  • 1997 Fellow of the British Academy
  • 1997 Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • 2004 Foreign member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
  • 2007 Foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2011 Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce
  • 2013 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2014 Honorary Member of the Royal Irish Academy
  • 2017 Member of the Institut International de Philosophie
  • 2014 Honorary Fellow of Balliol College Oxford
  • 2015 Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Bucharest
  • 2018 Honorary Doctorate, University of Belgrade
  • Named lectures:
    • Henriette Hertz Lecture, British Academy, 1996
    • Weatherhead Lecture in Philosophy of Language, Tulane University, 1998
    • Jacobsen Lecture, University of London, 2001
    • Skolem Lecture, University of Oslo, 2004
    • Blackwell Brown Lectures, Brown University, 2005
    • Jack Smart Lecture, Australian National University, 2005
    • Anders Wedberg Lectures, University of Stockholm, 2006
    • Gaos Lectures, Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, Mexico City, 2006
    • Carl G. Hempel Lectures, Princeton University, 2006
    • Amherst Lecture in Philosophy, Amherst College, 2009
    • Zeno Lecture, University of Utrecht, 2009
    • Mesthene Lecture, Rutgers State University of New Jersey, 2010
    • Ortlieb Lecture, Claremont Colleges, 2012
    • Petrus Hispanus Lectures, University of Lisbon, 2012
    • George Myro Memorial Lecture, Berkeley, 2012
    • Hägerstrom Lectures, Uppsala University, 2013
    • Kim Young-Jung Lectures, Seoul National University, 2013
    • Nanqiang Lecture, Xiamen University, 2014
    • Annual Lecture in Memory of Ruth Manor, Tel-Aviv University, 2015
    • Bergmann Lecture, University of Iowa, 2015
    • Beth Lecture, Amsterdam, 2015
    • The Logic Lecture, University of Connecticut, 2016
    • Saul Kripke Lecture, City University of New York, 2016
    • Royal Institute of Philosophy Annual Lecture, 2016
    • Wade Memorial Lecture, St Louis University, 2016
    • Sainsbury Lecture, King’s College London, 2016
    • Whitehead Lectures, Harvard University, 2017
    • Casalegno Lectures, University of Milan, 2018
    • Gottlob Frege Lectures, University of Tartu, 2018
    • Sanders Lecture, APA Central Division, Denver, 2019
  • 2003 Nelson Distinguished Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 2006 Townsend Visitor, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2006 José Gaos Chair, UNAM, Mexico
  • 2007 Tang Chun-I Visiting Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2013 - 2015 Nelson Visiting Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 2016 Visiting Professor, Yale University
  • 2018 A.Whitney Griswold Visiting Professor, Yale University
  • 2004 - 2005 President of the Aristotelian Society
  • 2005 - 2006 President of the Mind Association 2006-7; Vice-President
  • 2008 - 2013 Vice-President of the British Logic Colloquium
  • 2014 - 2018 Senior Adviser to the Chinese Society for Epistemology

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