J. Robert G. Williams

I’m employed by the University of Leeds to teach and research philosophy. I work in a cluster of areas: quite a bit in Metaphysics, and the Philosophy of Logic and Language, and in some areas of Epistemology and Philosophy of Mind.

I’ve supervised or co-supervised PhD theses on the individuation of options; truth pluralism; words as artefacts; mereology; ontological commitment; the epistemology of mathematics; the semantics of definite descriptions; the metaphysical commitments of logic; and constructivism in mathematics. I’m happy to supervise students in any of my areas of research interest.

My principal research project at the moment is:

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