Professor Ralph Wedgwood MPhil (King's College London), PhD (Cornell)

Department of Philosophy
Distinguished Research Professor

Contact details

ERI Building
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Ralph Wedgwood is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern California. His publications investigate fundamental issues in metaethics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, history of philosophy, applied ethics and practical reason, rationality, and decision theory. His first name is pronounced so that it rhymes with 'safe' and 'waif'.


  • PhD in Philosophy, Cornell University, 1994.
  • MPhil in Philosophy, King's College London, 1989.
  • BA in Classics and Modern Languages, Magdalen College Oxford, 1987.

Postgraduate supervision

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