Simon Blackburn

United Kingdom, 1944

Simon Blackburn is Professor of Philosophy at Trinity College, Cambridge. He is known as a thinker who can make the big questions accessible in a convincing manner, and practices a characteristic form of Humean meta-ethics. Blackburn is the author of works such as The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (1994), Being Good (2001), Truth: A Guide (2005), Plato’s Republic (2006) and Practical Tortoise Raising and other Philosophical Essays (2010).