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
Research interests and PhD supervision
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.
Professor Textor welcomes enquiries from prospective students seeking supervision in areas connected to his research interests.
For more details, please see his full research 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.
Expertise and public engagement
Professor Textor currently teaches on the following courses
5AANB011 Philosophy of Logic & Language (convenor)
6AANB015 Foundations of Analytic Philosophy
7AAN2017 Foundations of Analytic Philosophy
7AAN2037 Intentionality & Perception in Phenomenology & Ancient Philosophy