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15 June 2022

Professor Maria Rosa Antognazza elected to Academia Europaea

Professor Antognazza, Professor of Philosophy has been elected to the Academia Europaea (AE).

Professor Maria Rosa Antognazza

Professor Maria Rosa Antognazza has been elected as a member of the Academia Europaea’s Philosophy and TRS section.

The Academia Europaea is an academy of humanities, law, the economic, social, and political sciences, mathematics, medicine, and all branches of natural and technological sciences around the world, for public benefit and for the advancement of the education of the public of all ages. The aim of the Academy is to promote European research, advise governments and international organisations in scientific matters, and further interdisciplinary and international research.

As a learned academy which embraces all fields of scholarly and scientific inquiry from one end of Europe to the other, the Academia Europaea embodies a set of values which have never been more urgently needed. I am delighted and humbled to have been elected to its membership.

Professor Maria Rosa Antognazza

Membership of the Academia Europaea (MAE) is awarded to individuals that have demonstrated "sustained academic excellence". Membership is by invitation only by existing MAE only and judged during a peer review selection process.

Maria Rosa Antognazza was also awarded the 2019-2020 Mind Senior Research Fellowship for work on her book Thinking with Assent: Renewing a Traditional Account of Knowledge and Belief (forthcoming with Oxford University Press). She served as Head of the King’s Philosophy Department from 2011/12 to 2014/15, is the Chair of the British Society for the History of Philosophy, and the President of the British Society for the Philosophy of Religion.

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Professor of Philosophy