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Professor Alex Oliver

  • College positions:

    Professorial Fellow

  • University positions:

    Professor of Philosophy

  • Subject:


MA (Cambridge), MPhil (Yale), PhD (Cambridge), LittD (Cambridge)

Awards and prizes

Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship (2002–4)
University Pilkington Prize for excellence in teaching (2005)
The Mind Association's Senior Research Fellowship (2012-13)

Research interests

Mainly in metaphysics, logic and the philosophy of mathematics. Also philosophy and public affairs.

Teaching interests

Philosophy Tripos: as for research, though also dabbles in ethics.

Other interests

Beer, Reggae, Italy, Labrador Retrievers