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Philosophy educator

John A. Dupré, British philosophy educator. Recipient Research Leave award Arts and Humanities Research Board United Kingdom, since 1999; Harkness fellow Commonwealth Fund of New York, 1978-1980; Stanford Humanities Center fellow, 1985-1986. Member American Philosophical Association, Philosophy of Science Association, Aristotelian Society.

Background

Dupré, John A. was born on July 3, 1952 in Pembury, Kent, England. Son of Desmond John and Catherine Lane (Poole) Dupré.

Education

Bachelor, Oxford (England) University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge (England) University, 1981.

Career

Junior research fellow St. John's College, Oxford, 1980-1982. Assistant professor Stanford (California) University, 1982-1989, associate professor, 1989-1995, professor philosophy, 1975-1996. Professor London University, since 1996.

Senior research fellow University Exeter, England, since 1996, professor philosophy England, since 2000. Director Exeter Genomics Research Institute, since 2002.

Works

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association, Philosophy of Science Association, Aristotelian Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, playing the viola da gamba, botany.

Connections

Married Lynda Laurel-Ann Oppenheim, October 6, 1977 (divorced 1981). Married Regenia Ann Gagnier, September 13, 1989. Children: Gabriel Gagnier, Julian Gagnier.

father:
Desmond John Dupré

mother:
Catherine Lane (Poole) Dupré

spouses:
Regenia Ann Gagnier

Lynda Laurel-Ann Oppenheim

children:
Gabriel Gagnier Dupré

Julian Gagnier Dupré