Timothy Williamson

Timothy Williamson is the Wykeham Professor of Logic at the University of Oxford. His main research interests are in philosophical logic, epistemology, metaphysics and philosophy of language. He is the author of Identity and Discrimination (2013), Vagueness (1994), Knowledge and its Limits (2000), The Philosophy of Philosophy (2007), Modal Logic as Metaphysics (2013), and Tetralogue (2015).

Recent blog posts by this author

Sorites Paradox: When is a Heap of Sand No Longer a Heap?

Imagine a heap of sand. You carefully remove one grain. Is there still a heap? The obvious answer is: yes. Removing one grain doesn’t turn a heap into no heap. That principle can be applied again as you remove another grain, and then another… After...