(Pasnau, Robert - 2020) -- Professor of Distinction uri icon



  • Robert Pasnau has taught in the Department of Philosophy since 1999. His research concentrates on the history of philosophy, particularly the end of the Middle Ages and the beginnings of the modern era.
    He is the editor of the Cambridge History of Medieval Philosophy and of Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy. His most recent book, After Certainty: A History of Our Epistemic Ideals and Illusions (OUP 2017), is based on his Isaiah Berlin Lectures, delivered at Oxford University in 2014.
    Pasnau is the founding director of the Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization.

year awarded

  • 2020