Adrian Moore

Adrian Moore


1975 – 1978 Undergraduate at King’s College, Cambridge (BA in Philosophy)
1978 – 1982 Postgraduate at Balliol College, Oxford (BPhil and DPhil in Philosophy)



1982 - 1985 Lecturer in Philosophy at University College, Oxford
1985 - 1988 Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy at King’s College, Cambridge
1988 - 2004 Tutorial Fellow in Philosophy at St Hugh’s College, Oxford and CUF Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Oxford
2003 - present Literary executor for Bernard Williams
2004 - present Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford
2014 - 2015 President of the Aristotelian Society
2014 - 2024 Delegate of Oxford University Press
2015 Joint editor, with Lucy O’Brien, of MIND
2016 Presenter of the BBC Radio 4 series A History of the Infinite
2017 - 2020 Vice-Principal of St Hugh's College, Oxford



1990, The Infinite, London: Routledge

A revised second edition, with a new preface, was published in 2001.
A revised third edition, with a new preface, two new chapters, and a new appendix, was published in 2019.

1997, Points of View, Oxford: Oxford University Press
2003, Noble in Reason, Infinite in Faculty: Themes and Variations in Kant’s Moral and Religious Philosophy (London: Routledge)
2012, The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics: Making Sense of Things (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
2019, Language, World, and Limits: Essays in the Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics (Oxford: Oxford University Press)

2022, Gödel’s Theorem: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press)

2023, The Human A Priori: Essays on How We Make Sense in Philosophy, Ethics, and Mathematics (Oxford: Oxford University Press)


Edited Anthologies

1993 (ed.) Meaning and Reference (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
1993 (ed.) Infinity (Aldershot: Dartmouth)
2006 (ed.) Bernard Williams, Philosophy as a Humanistic Discipline (Princeton: Princeton University Press)
2012 (ed. jointly with Roxana Baiasu and Graham Bird) Contemporary Kantian Metaphysics: New Essays on Space and Time (Basingstoke: Macmillan)


  • Kant
  • Wittgenstein
  • History of Philosophy
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Philosophy of Logic and Language
  • Ethics
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Religion