Huw Price

Professor Huw Price

  • Post Nominals: FAHA, FBA
  • Fellow Type: Corresponding Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 1994


Huw Price is Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy and a Fellow of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge. He is also Academic Director of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, which he founded in 2012 with Martin Rees and Jaan Tallinn, and of the new Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence. Before moving to Cambridge he was ARC Federation Fellow and Challis Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney where from 2002″2012 he was Director of the Centre for Time. His publications include Facts and the Function of Truth (1988), Time’s Arrow and Archimedes’ Point (1996), Naturalism Without Mirrors (2011) and a range of articles in journals such as Nature, Science, Philosophical Review, Journal of Philosophy, Mind, and British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. He is also co-editor (with Richard Corry) of Causation, Physics, and the Constitution of Reality: Russell’s Republic Revisited (2007).He is a Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow and former Member of Council of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, and a Past President of the Australasian Association of Philosophy.

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