Timothy Smiley

Timothy John Smiley
Born (1930-11-13) November 13, 1930
Nationality British
Fields Philosophy
Known for logic

Timothy John Smiley FBA (born 13 November 1930) is a British philosopher, appointed Emeritus Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at Clare College, Cambridge University.[1]

Smiley was appointed Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge in 1980 and elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1984.[2]

In recent years, he has collaborated on a number of articles on plural descriptions with Alex Oliver.[3][4]

Most recently, Smiley's professional standing was marked by the publication of The Force of Argument: Essays in Honor of Timothy Smiley (T. J. Smiley, Jonathan Lear and Alex Oliver, Routledge, 2010)[5]

He is the father of the author Sophie Smiley.

Published works

He has edited and contributed to numerous papers and publications including:


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