Stephen Priest delivers his talk 'Who Are You?' at the 2016 Humane Philosophy Project conference on The Self at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford.
Stephen Priest is Senior Research Fellow in Philosophy at Blackfriars, Oxford and a member of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Oxford. He holds a BA in History with French and Archaeology and a PGCE in History with Social Sciences from the University of Lancaster (1976, 1978) and a BA and MA in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge (1980, 1984). Priest worked as as an administrator for the Press and Information Department, Council of Europe, Strasbourg in 1977. From 1981-1989 he held Lectureships at the Universities of Manchester, Bradford and Leeds. In 1986 he was a Fellow in Philosophy and Public Affairs at the Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, Salzburg. From 1989 to 2000 he was Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and finally Reader in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. He has lectured widely in universities in Britain, the United States, Europe and Asia and his writing has been translated into Spanish, Russian, Macedonian, Dutch, Japanese and Korean. Priest's publications include: The British Empiricists (2007); Theories of the Mind (1991); Merleau-Ponty (2003); The Subject in Question (2000). He is editor of Hegel’s Critique of Kant (1987); Jean-Paul Sartre: Basic Writings (2001); and co-editor (with Antony Flew) of A Dictionary of Philosophy (2002).