Kit Fine

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Kit Fine is University Professor and Silver Professor of Philosophy and Mathematics at New York University. He has been made both a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.

He has made ground-breaking contributions to debates about time, modality and other essential ontological notions such as essence, fundamentality, grounding, parthood, and being real. He has also published a number of articles on Ancient Philosophy (especially on Aristotle's accounts of Logic and Modality), Linguistics, Computer Science, and Economic Theory.

Professor Fine will co-supervise PhD students at Birmingham with the department's other members of staff in his areas of specialization which include Metaphysics, Logic, and Philosophy of Language.