Anthony O’Hear is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Buckingham and Head of the Department of Education. He is Honorary Director of the Royal Institute of Philosophy and editor of its journal Philosophy. He is also editor emeritus of The Fortnightly Review's new series.
Friedel Weinert is Emeritus Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Bradford. He has published several books on the interrelationship between science and philosophy, including Copernicus, Darwin & Freud: Revolutions in the History and Philosophy of Science (Wiley Blackwell 2009). He has edited several volumes in this area, including Evolution 2.0.: Implications of Darwinism in Philosophy and the Natural and Social Sciences, edited by Martin Brinkworth and Friedel Weinert. (Heidelberg/Berlin/New York: Springer. The Frontiers Collection 2011).
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.