Professor Alex Oliver

  • College positions:
    Professorial Fellow
  • University positions:
    Professor of Philosophy
  • Subjects: Philosophy


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