Alexander Paseau is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Oxford University and the Stuart Hampshire Fellow at Wadham College. He has first-class degrees in mathematics and philosophy from Cambridge, where he also took a PhD and was a Research Fellow from 2002 to 2005. His research is in mathematical philosophy: logic, the philosophy of mathematics, and applications of logic to other parts of philosophy. He has published widely in these fields, and in 2017 edited the five-volume collection Philosophy of Mathematics.
Florian Steinberger is a Senior Lecturer at Birkbeck College, University of London. He studied philosophy and mathematical logic in Paris, before taking an MPhil and a PhD at Cambridge, where he also held a Research Fellowship from 2008 to 2011. Prior to taking up his current position, he was Assistant Professor at LMU Munich and the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy. His research is in the philosophies of language and logic, as well as in epistemology.
Director of Studies
Marianne Talbot took her first degree at London University, then her B.Phil at Oxford (Corpus Christi College). She has taught for the colleges of Oxford University for 30 years (1987 – 1990 at Pembroke College, 1991 – 2000 at Brasenose College). She has been Director of Studies in Philosophy at OUDCE since 2001. She is the author of Bioethics: An Introduction, and Critical Reasoning: A Romp Through the Foothills of Logic. Marianne’s podcasts have been hugely popular. Two of them have been global number one on iTunesU. One of these (The Nature of Arguments) has been downloaded 7 million times.