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John McDowell

South African philosopher and academic


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From Wikipedia

John Henry McDowell is a South African philosopher, formerly a Fellow of University College, Oxford and now University Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. Although he has written on metaphysics, epistemology, ancient philosophy, and meta-ethics, McDowell's most influential work has been in the philosophy of mind and philosophy of language. McDowell was one of three recipients of the 2010 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Distinguished Achievement Award, and is a Fellow of both the and the British Academy.

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University of London

Federal research university in London, England

University of Oxford

Collegiate research university in Oxford, England

University of Pittsburgh

State-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

University of Zimbabwe


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#106 World Rank