Quinton, Lord

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QUINTON, Lord. (Anthony Meredith Quinton). British, b. 1925. Genres: Intellectual history, Philosophy. Career: Hon. Fellow, Trinity College, Oxford, 1987- (President, 1978-87). President, Royal Institute of Philosophy, 1991-. President, Society for Applied Philosophy, 1988-91. Chairman of the Board, British Library, 1985-90. Fellow, All Souls College, 1949-55, and New College, 1955-78, Oxford; Member, Arts Council, 1979-81. Publications: (ed.) Political Philosophy, 1967; The Nature of Things, 1973; Utilitarian Ethics, 1973, 1989; (co-trans.) K. Ajdukiewicz: Problems and Theories of Philosophy, 1973; The Politics of Imperfection, 1978; Francis Bacon, 1980; Thoughts and Thinkers, 1982; From Wodehouse to Wittgenstein, 1998; Hume, 1999. Address: A11 Albany, Piccadilly, London W1J 0AL, England.