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educator , Philosopher

John Campbell, British philosopher, educator. Named Reader in Philosophy, University Oxford, 1997—2001, 1997—2001; fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, 2003-2004, Guggenheim and National Endowment of the Humanities, 2009; Research Readership, British Academy, 1995-1997. Member of European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (president 2003-2006).

Background

Campbell, John was born on November 2, 1956 in Glasgow, Scotland. Son of Roderick and Catriona Campbell.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy with honors, Stirling University, Scotland, 1978. Master of Arts, Calgary University of Canberra, 1979. Bachelor of Philosophy, Oxford University, England, 1981.

Doctor of Philosophy, Oxford University, England, 1986.

Career

Before moving to Berkeley, Campbell taught at Oxford University for a number of years, eventually holding the Wilde Professorship of Mental Philosophy. Campbell specializes in the philosophy of mind with special emphasis on questions relating to perception. His books include Past, Space, and Self (MIT Press, 1994) and Reference and Consciousness (Oxford University Press, 2002).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (academic monograph) Past, Space and Self, Reference and Consciousness.

Membership

Member of European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (president 2003-2006).

Connections

father:
Roderick Campbell

mother:
Catriona Campbell