Barry Stroud

Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Recalled

Office: 232 Moses
Phone: (510) 642-1666

Barry Stroud has a B.A. from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. He has been a member of the Berkeley Philosophy Department since 1961, serving as its Chair from 1978 to 1981, in 1984-85, and in 1998. He won the Matchette Prize in 1979 for his book Hume (1977) and since then has published The Significance of Philosophical Scepticism, The Quest for Reality, Engagement and Metaphysical Dissatisfaction, and three volumes of collected essays. He is former President of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, and has held ACLS, Guggenheim, NEH, and University of California research fellowships. He has delivered the John Locke Lectures at Oxford, the Tanner Lectures on Human Values in Buenos Aires, the Gareth Evans Memorial Lecture at Oxford, the Catedra Jose Gaos Lectures in Mexico, the Whitehead Lectures at Harvard, the Josep Blasco Lectures at the University of Valencia, and the Dewey Lecture and the Romanell Lecture to the American Philosophical Association.