Professor Ofra Magidor
College appointment: Waynflete Professor of Metaphysical Philosophy
Professor Magidor holds a BSc in Mathematics, Philosophy, and Computer Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a BPhil and DPhil in Philosophy from the University of Oxford. Between 2005 and 2007 she was Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy at Queen’s College, Oxford, and between 2007 and 2015/6 she was CUF lecturer at the University of Oxford and Fairfax Fellow and Tutor in philosophy at Balliol College, Oxford.
Professor Magidor’s research spans a range of topics in Metaphysics, Philosophy of Logic and Language, Epistemology, and Philosophy of Mathematics.
- ‘Epistemicism, distribution, and the argument from vagueness’, forthcoming in Nous
- ‘Endurantism vs. Perdurantism?: A debate reconsidered’, Nous50 (2016): 509-532
- ‘The myth of the de se’, Philosophical Perspectives 29 (2015): 249-283
- Category Mistakes, Oxford University Press, 2013
- ‘Semantic sovereignty’ (with Stephen Kearns), Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 58 (2012): 322-350.
- ‘Strict finistism and the happy sorites’, Journal of Philosophical Logic (2012): 471-91
- ‘Assertion, context, and epistemic accessibility’ (with John Hawthorne), Mind 118 (2009)