Hamlyn, D(avid) W(alter)
HAMLYN, D(avid) W(alter)
HAMLYN, D(avid) W(alter). British, b. 1924. Genres: Philosophy, Psychology. Career: Oxford University, research fellow at Corpus Christi College, 1950-53, lecturer in philosophy at Jesus College, 1953-54; University of London, Birkbeck College, lecturer, 1954-63, reader, 1963-64, professor of philosophy, head of department, 1964-88, head of department of classics, 1981-86, vice-master of the college, 1983-88, chairman of board of governors of Heythrop College, 1971-78, member, 1984-95, university senate, 1981-87; bd of governors, City Literary Institute, London, 1982-90; editor, Mind, 1972-84, President of the Aristotelian Society, 1977-78. Publications: The Psychology of Perception, 1957, rev. ed., 1969; Sensation and Perception, 1961; Aristotle's "De Anima," Books II-III, 1968; The Theory of Knowledge, 1970, 1971; Experience and the Growth of Understanding, 1978; Schopenhauer, 1980; Perception, Learning, and the Self: Essays in the Philosophy of Psychology, 1983; Metaphysics, 1984; The Penguin History of Western Philosophy, 1987; In and Out of the Black Box, 1990; Being a Philosopher, 1992; Understanding Perception, 1996. Address: 38 Smithy Knoll Road, Calver, Derbyshire S32 3XW, England.