Ray Monk

Ray Monk
Born (1957-02-15) 15 February 1957
Era Contemporary philosophy
Region Western Philosophy
School Analytic philosophy, postanalytic philosophy
Institutions University of Southampton
Main interests
Logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics

Ray Monk FRSL (born 15 February 1957) is a British philosopher. He is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton, where he has taught since 1992.

He won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and the 1991 Duff Cooper Prize for his biography of Ludwig Wittgenstein, Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius. His interests lie in the philosophy of mathematics, the history of analytic philosophy, and philosophical aspects of biographical writing. His biography of Robert Oppenheimer was published in 2012.

In 2015 he was awarded a Fellowship by the Royal Society of Literature.[1]



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