USIA Fellow Prof. Duncan Pritchard FRSE

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Professor Duncan Pritchard FRSE is an Honorary and Advisory Philosopher of the United Sigma Intelligence Association.


Professor Pritchard is a Chair in Philosophy (Epistemology) at the University of Edinburgh, UK, and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of California Irvine, USA.

Professor Pritchard’s research is mainly in the area of Epistemology; Skepticism; Wittgenstein; Philosophy of Cognitive Science; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Education; Philosophy of Law.


In 2007 he was awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize, and In 2011 he was elected to a Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, UK.

Books

  1. Scepticism (with A. Coliva), (Routledge, under contract).

  2. Scepticism: A Very Short Introduction, (Oxford UP, 2019).

  3. Epistemic Angst: Radical Skepticism and the Groundlessness of Our Believing, (Princeton UP, 2015). (Introduction) (Reviews) (Video)

  4. Epistemological Disjunctivism, (Oxford UP, h/bk 2012, p/bk 2014). (Introduction) (Reviews)

  5. The Nature and Value of Knowledge: Three Investigations (with Adrian Haddock and Alan Millar), (Oxford UP, h/bk 2010, p/bk 2012). (Reviews)

  6. Epistemic Luck, (Oxford UP, h/bk 2005, p/bk 2007). (Reviews)

Journal editorships

  1. International Journal for the Study of Skepticism (with D. Machuca), (Brill, from 2011).

  2. Oxford Bibliographies: Philosophy, (Oxford UP, from 2010).

Series editorships

  1. Brill Studies in Skepticism (with D. Machuca), (Brill, from 2014).

  2. Palgrave Innovations in Philosophy (with V. F. Hendricks), (Palgrave Macmillan, from 2011).

  3. New Waves in Philosophy (with V. F. Hendricks), (Palgrave Macmillan, from 2007).

Textbooks

  1. Philosophy, Science and Religion for Everyone (with M. Harris), (Routledge, 2017).

  2. What is this Thing Called Philosophy?, (editor, Routledge, 2015). (Reviews)

  3. Epistemology, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). [NB. This is the retitled second edition of Knowledge]. (Reviews)

  4. Philosophy for Everyone, (editor, with M. Chrisman, Routledge, 2013; 2nd ed. 2016). [Translated into Chinese, Turkish, Portuguese & Spanish].

  5. Knowledge, (Palgrave Macmillan, 1st ed. 2009). [Click here for a webcast I prepared about this textbook for students at Soochow University, Taiwan; note that the second edition of this texbook has been retitled Epistemology–see above]. (Reviews)

  6. What is this Thing Called Knowledge?, (Routledge, 1st ed. 2006; 2nd ed. 2009; 3rd ed. 2013; 4th ed. 2018). [Translated into Arabic and Japanese]. (Reviews)

  7. Epistemology A-Z (with M. Blaauw), (Edinburgh UP/Palgrave Macmillan, 2005).

Edited works

  1. New Issues in Epistemological Disjunctivism, (with C. Doyle & J. Milburn), (Routledge, 2019).

  2. Socially Extended Epistemology (with J. A. Carter, A. Clark, J. Kallestrup & S. O. Palermos), (Oxford UP, 2018).

  3. Extended Epistemology (with J. A. Carter, A. Clark, J. Kallestrup & S. O. Palermos), (Oxford UP, 2018).

  4. The Philosophy of Luck (with L. Whittington), (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015).

  5. Social Epistemology: Five Questions (with V. F. Hendricks), (Automatic Press, 2014).

  6. The Routledge Companion to Epistemology (with S. Bernecker), (Routledge, 2010).

  7. Social Epistemology (with A. Haddock & A. Millar), (Oxford UP, 2010).

  8. Epistemic Value (with A. Haddock & A. Millar), (Oxford UP, 2009).

  9. Williamson on Knowledge (with P. Greenough), (Oxford UP, 2009).

  10. Arguing About Knowledge (with R. Neta), (Routledge, 2008).

  11. Epistemology: Five Questions (with V. F. Hendricks), (Automatic Press, 2008).

  12. New Waves in Epistemology (with V. F. Hendricks), (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).

  13. Moral and Epistemic Virtues (with M. S. Brady), (Blackwell, 2003).

Edited journal special issues

  1. Knowledge, Virtue and Action: Eastern and Western Perspectives (with J. Adam Carter, C. Mi & S. O. Palermos), Synthese (forthcoming).

  2. Varieties of Externalism: Epistemic, Content, Vehicle (with J. A. Carter, J. Kallestrup & S. O. Palermos), special issue of American Philosophical Quarterly (2016).

  3. Intellectual Humility (with J. A. Carter & J. Kallestrup), special issue of Logos & Episteme (2016).

  4. The Philosophy of Luck (with L. Whittington), special issue of Metaphilosophy 45 (2014).

  5. Extended Knowledge (with J. A. Carter, J. Kallestrup & S. O. Palermos), special issue of Philosophical Issues (2014).

  6. Extended Cognition and Epistemology (with A. Clark & K. Vaesen), special issue of Philosophical Explorations 15 (2012).

  7. Cognitive Ecology: The Role of the Concept of Knowledge in Our Social Cognitive Ecology (with M. Gerken, J. Kallestrup & K. Kappel), special issue of Episteme 8, (2011).

  8. The Philosophy of Crispin Wright (with J. Kallestrup), special issue of Synthese 171, 2009.

  9. Epistemic Luck, special issue of Synthese 158, 2007.

  10. Epistemic Virtue and Virtue Epistemology (with M. S. Brady), special issue of Philosophical Studies 130, 2006.

  11. Epistemological Contextualism (with M. S. Brady), special double issue of The Philosophical Quarterly 55, 2005.

  12. Virtues: Moral and Epistemic (with M S Brady), special double issue of Metaphilosophy 34, 2003.

Profile Source: University of Edinburgh, UK and University of California Irvine, USA.