Peter Hacker

Professor P.M.S. Hacker is currently Emeritus Research Fellow at St. John’s College, University of Oxford. He is one of the most notable authorities on Wittgenstein and a distinguished historian of the analytic tradition in philosophy. He is author of the four-volume Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations, the first two volumes co-authored with G. P. Baker (Blackwell, 1980-96) and of Wittgenstein’s Place in Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy (Wiley-Blackwell, 1996). He has also written and lectured extensively on the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind, as well as the relationship between philosophy and neuroscience.