Professor Mark Textor
Professor of Philosophy
Chair of PARC and Deputy Head of Department
Tel +44 (0)20 7848 2655
Address Room 1C, Chesham Building
King's College London
London, WC2R 2LS
Professor Textor did his undergraduate and graduate work in Hamburg, where he wrote a PhD on Bernard Bolzano's theory of propositions (published as Bolzanos Propositionalismus, Berlin/New York 1996). He has taught in Hamburg, Munich, Bern and Zurich.
He supports SV Werder Bremen.
"Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities." (Russell)
Logic and metaphysics
Philosophy of language
History of analytic philosophy
Professor Textor works on topics in logic and metaphysics and philosophy of language. He is also interested in the history of analytic philosophy (see his The Austrian Contribution to Analytic Philosophy). He has just finished The Routledge Guide Book to Frege on Sense and Reference.
For further details of Professor Textor's further research activity, please see his research gateway profile.
The Routledge Guidebook on Frege on Sense and Reference
London: Routledge 2010
ISBN: 978-0-415-41962-8 (paperback)
Über Sinn und Bedeutung von Eigennamen
Paderborn: mentis, 2005.
Berlin/New York: De Gruyter, 1996.
Together with McCabe, MM. - Perception-Historical and Systematic Perspectives, Frankfurt/Lancaster 2007.
The Austrian Contribution to Analytic Philosophy, London: Routledge, 2006.
Neue Theorien der Referenz. Paderborn: mentis, 2004.
Together with Siebel, M. - Semantik und Ontologie. Frankfurt: Ontos, 2004.
Gottlob Frege, Funktion, Begriff, Bedeutung (with a new introduction and comments). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2002.
Together with Künne, W. and Siebel, M - Bolzano and Analytic Philosophy , Special Issue of Grazer Philosophische Studien, 1997.
Mark Textor (2011) 'Is 'no' a force-indicator? No!' Analysis, 71 (3), pp. 448-456. [Article in print Journal]
Mark Textor (2011) 'Knowing the Facts' Dialectica, 65 (1), pp. 75-86. Article in print Journal]
Mark Textor (2010) 'Frege's Concept Paradox and the Mirroring Principle' Philosophical Quarterly 60 (238), pp. 126-148. [Article in print Journal]
Mark Textor (2010) 'Frege on Acknowledging the Truth' Mind (119) [Article in print Journal]
Mark Textor (2010) 'Frege on Conceptual and Propositional Analysis' Grazer Philosophische Studien (81) [Article in print Journal]
Mark Textor (2010) 'Frege on Judging as Acknowledging the Truth' Mind, 119 (475), pp. 615-655. [Article in print Journal]
Mark Textor (2010) 'Proper Names and Practices: On Reference without Referents' Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 81 (1), pp. 105-118. [Article in print Journal]
Professor Textor currently teaches on the following courses
He also supervises BA and MA dissertations, and a number of MPhilSt and PhD research students.
Expertise and public engagement
Professor Textor currently supervises a number of MPhilSt and PhD research students, details of whom can be found on his research gateway profile.
He welcomes enquiries from prospective students seeking supervision in areas connected to his research interests.