Wiggins, David

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WIGGINS, David. British, b. 1933. Genres: Philosophy. Career: Colonial Office, assistant principal, 1957-58; New College, Oxford, lecturer then fellow, 1959-67, emeritus fellow, 2000-; Bedford College, London, professor of philosophy, 1967-80; University College, Oxford, fellow, and praelector in philosophy, 1981-90; Birkbeck College, London, professor of philosophy, 1990-94; University of Oxford, Wykeham Professor of Logic, 1990-2000; Boston University, Findlay Visiting Professor, 2001. Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; British Academy, fellow. Publications: Identity and Spatio-Temporal Continuity, 1967; Truth, Invention, and the Meaning of Life, 1977; Sameness and Substance, 1980; Needs, Values, Truth, 1987, 3rd ed., 1998; Sameness and Substance Renewed, 2001.