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Langton, Prof. Rae Helen free

PhD; FBA 2014

Born Ludhiana, India 14 Feb. 1961 m Richard Holton

Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge, since 2017 (Professor of Philosophy, 2013–17); Fellow, Newnham College, Cambridge, since 2013


Hebron Sch., Coonoor and Ootacamund, India; Univ. of New England, NSW; Univ. of Sydney (BA 1st Cl. Hons 1986); Princeton Univ. (PhD 1995)


Lectr, then Sen. Lectr, Monash Univ., 1990–98; Fellow in Philosophy, Res. Sch. of Social Scis, ANU (on secondment), 1997–98; Lectr, Sheffield Univ., 1998–99; Professor: of Moral Philosophy, Univ. of Edinburgh, 1999–2004; Dept of Linguistics and Philosophy, MIT, 2004–13. Visiting Professor: Dartmouth Coll., NH, 2001; Yale Univ., 2009; Cambridge Univ., 2012; Visiting Fellow: Res. Sch. of Social Scis, ANU, 2003; All Souls Coll., Oxford, 2015


Kantian Humility: our ignorance of things in themselves, 1998; Sexual Solipsism: philosophical essays on pornography and objectification, 2009; contribs to jls incl. Philosophy, Philosophy and Public Affairs, Canadian Jl Law and Jurisprudence, Australasian Jl Philosophy, Kantian Rev., Philosophical Rev.


Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA