PresidenT-Elect – 2020–21
Bill Brewer (KCL)
Bill Brewer is Susan Stebbing Professor of Philosophy at King's College London, where he has just finished a term as Head of Department. He was previously Professor of Philosophy at Warwick and, before that, Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at St Catherine's College, Oxford. He has held visiting appointments at UC Berkeley and at Brown. His research interests are in Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, and Epistemology, focussing in particular on their intersection in the Philosophy of Perception, but also on issues concerning the parts and persistence of macroscopic material objects, action and bodily awareness, and self-knowledge. He is the author of Perception and Reason (OUP, 1999) and Perception and Its Objects (OUP, 2011), and many papers on the nature and role of perception, the metaphysics of persistence, and issues in the metaphysics and epistemology of mind. Along with his King's colleagues Maria Alvarez, he recently took on the role of Editor of the journal Philosophy.