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Professor Sir Michael Dummett

MA, DLitt, DLitt (Hon), FBA
27 June 1925 - 27 December 2011
Professor Sir Michael Dummett
  • Background

    • Wykeham Professor of Logic, University of Oxford and Fellow, New College, Oxford (from 1979 to 1992)
    • Prize Fellow (to 1957), Junior Research Fellow (to 1961), Extraordinary Research Fellow (to 1974) and Senior Research Fellow (to 1979), All Souls College (from 1950 to 1979)
    • Undergraduate, Christ Church, Oxford (from 1942 to 1950)
  • Selected publications

    • Thought and Reality (New York: OUP, 2006)
    • (jtly with John McLeod) A History of Games Played with the Tarot Pack (E. Mellen Press, 2004)
    • Truth and the Past: Columbia Themes in Philosophy (Columbia University Press, 2004)
    • (jtly with Ronald Decker) A History of the Occult Tarot 1870–1970 (Duckworth, 2002)
    • I Tarocchi Siciliani (La Zisa, 1995, 2nd edn, Il Nuovo Melangolo, 2002)
    • La Natura e il futuro della filosofia (Il Nuovo Melangolo, 2001)
    • On Immigration and Refugees (London: Routledge, 2001)
    • Principles of Electoral Reform (OUP, 1997)
    • Il mondo e l’angelo: i tarocchi e la loro storia (Bibliopolis,1993)
    • The Seas of Language (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993)
    • Frege: Philosophy of Mathematics (Duckworths, 1991)
    • Frege: Philosophy of Language (Duckworth, 1973, 2nd edn 1981)
  • Other professional memberships and roles

    • Founder Member, Oxford Committee for Racial Integration (1965)
    • Member, Executive Committee, Campaign against Racial Discrimination (from 1966 to 1967)
    • Member, Legal and Civil Affairs Panel, National Committee for Commonwealth Immigrants (from 1966 to 1968)
    • Chairman, Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (from 1970 to 1971)
    • Foreign Hon. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences