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Dr Ralph Walker

CUF Lecturer, Fellow and Tutor at Magdalen College

Magdalen College
Oxford OX1 4AU

Research Interests

History of Philosophy, especially Kant; Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion

Career & Education

1964 BA McGill
1966 B.Phil. Oxford
1970 D.Phil
1968-72 Fellow of Merton College
1972- Fellow of Magdalen College
1984-5  Junior Proctor, University of Oxford
1986-7 Chairman of the Philosophy Sub-Faculty 
1987-9 Chairman of the Literae Humaniores Board  
1993-2003 Delegate of Oxford University Press  
1995-2000 Member of the General Board, Oxford University, Chairman 1999-2000 
2000-2006 Head of the Humanities Division, Oxford University 

 Ralph Walker


  1. Kant , Routledge, 1978

  2. The Coherence Theory of Truth , Routledge, 1988

  3. Kant and the Moral Law , Orion, 1998


  1. “Induction and Transcendental Arguments”, in R. Stern, ed., Transcendental Arguments: Problems and Prospects (OUP, 1999)

  2. “Joachim on the Nature of Truth”, in W.J. Mander, ed., Anglo-American Idealism 1865-1927 (Greenwood, 2000)

  3. “The Coherence Theory”, in M.P. Lynch, ed., The Nature of Truth (MIT/Bradford, 2001)

  4. “A Problem about Truth”, in R. Schantz, ed., What is Truth? (de Gruyter, 2002)

  5. “Kant and Transcendental Arguments”, in P. Guyer, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Kant and Modern Philosophy (CUP, 2006)

  6. "Kant on the Number of Worlds"

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