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Dr Andrew Woodfield

Dr Andrew Woodfield

Dr Andrew Woodfield
MLitt(Edin), MA, DPhil(Oxon)

Senior Research Fellow

School of Arts,
43 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UU
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Summary

Andrew retired from a Readership in August 2007 and is now a Senior Research Fellow. He taught and researched mainly in philosophy of mind and language, and continues to work on problems of language and linguistics. Among his other current research interests are: investigating the nature of music, and elucidating the philosophical issues raised by modern biotechnology. He has ongoing links with several universities in Brazil.
His publications include Teleology (1976, C.U.P.), Thought and Object (ed) (1982, OUP), and many papers in the philosophy of mind and language. He has played a leading role in a number of international projects.
Outside philosophy, Andrew’s interests include discovering new parts of the world and learning their languages, gardening, farming (he is currently a director of Chew Valley Community Farm  www.thecommunityfarm.co.uk ),  the countryside, authentic food and music.
For more information about his academic work, please take a look at his UoB personal page: http://seis.bris.ac.uk/~pyarw/
Contact via email: A.Woodfield@bris.ac.uk

Andrew retired from a Readership in August 2007 and is now a Senior Research Fellow. He taught and researched mainly in philosophy of psychology and continues to work on problems of language and linguistics. Lately he has been writing about philosophical issues raised by modern biotechnology. His main publications include Teleology (1976, C.U.P.), Thought and Object (ed) (1982, OUP), and numerous papers on mind and language.

During his career at Bristol, Andrew played a leading role in several international projects. From 1980 onwards he has maintained a special interest in analytic philosophy in Brazil. Andrew's latest foreign trip was to Korea; in May 2015 he was invited to speak at two universities there on topical controversies around GM and AI.

Outside philosophy, Andrew likes discovering new parts of the world and learning their languages, gardening, farming,  the countryside, authentic food and music.

For information about his academic life up till 2008, please take a look at the UoB archive page: http://seis.bris.ac.uk/~pyarw/

Contact via email: A.Woodfield@bris.ac.uk

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