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Hartry Field

Professor Hartry Field (B.A., Wisconsin; M.A., Ph. D. Harvard), is the Silver Professor of Philosophy at New York University. He specialises in metaphysics, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of logic, and philosophy of science. Professor Field has had fellowships from the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Guggenheim Foundation. He is the author of Science Without Numbers (Blackwell 1980), which won the Lakatos Prize, of Realism, Mathematics and Modality (Blackwell 1989), and of Truth and the Absence of Fact (Oxford 2001). Current interests include objectivity and indeterminacy, a priori knowledge, causation, and the semantic and set-theoretic paradoxes.

Series featuring Hartry Field

  • John Locke Lectures in Philosophy
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 2008 Lecture 6: The Revisability Puzzle Revisited. This is the sixth lecture in the 2008 John Locke Lecture series entitled 'Logic, Normativity, and Rational Revisability'. Hartry Field 24 Jul 2008
2 2008 Lecture 5: Epistemology without Metaphysics This is the fifth lecture in the 2008 John Locke Lecture series entitled 'Logic, Normativity, and Rational Revisability'. Hartry Field 24 Jul 2008
3 2008 Lecture 4: Is that Really Revising Logic? This is the fourth lecture in the 2008 John Locke Lecture series entitled 'Logic, Normativity, and Rational Revisability'. Hartry Field 24 Jul 2008
4 2008 Lecture 3: A Case for the Rational Revisability of Logic. This is the third lecture in the 2008 John Locke Lecture series entitled 'Logic, Normativity, and Rational Revisability'. Hartry Field 24 Jul 2008
5 2008 Lecture 2: What is the Normative Role of Logic? This is the second lecture in the 2008 John Locke Lecture series entitled 'Logic, Normativity, and Rational Revisability'. Hartry Field 24 Jul 2008
6 2008 Lecture 1: A Puzzle about Rational Revisability This is the first lecture in the 2008 John Locke Lecture series entitled 'Logic, Normativity, and Rational Revisability'. Hartry Field 24 Jul 2008