Professor Barry C. Smith



  • Director of the Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London

    (Based in the heart of London’s academic community, the Institute constitutes the focal point for international level philosophical discourse)
  • Co-director of CenSes – Center for the Study of the Senses

    (The new Centre for the Study of the Senses, hosted by the Institute of Philosophy, is a forum for philosophical and neuroscientific research on the nature of our sensory systems and perception.)

  • Associate member of the Institut Jean Nicod, Paris

    (Based in Paris, the Institute Jean Nicod is a cutting edge centre of research into Philosophy of Language, Cognitive Science and Psychology)

  • Member of the Research Network of the UNESCO Chair ” Cultures and Traditions of Wine”, hosted by the University of Burgundy


  • Phil Papers

    (Started in ANU by David Chalmers and David Bourget, this is a unique and cutting-edge repository of philosophical papers, now hosted at the Institute of Philosophy, as part of JISC )
  • Philosophy Bites

    ( Nigel Warburton and David Edmond interview top philosophers on bite-sized topics. 110 podcasts and more than 5 millions dowloads already )

  • British Philosophical Association
  • (The BPA represents the professional philosophers in the UK. It promotes the study of philosophy and fosters interest in and appreciation of Philosophy in the wider community)

  • The Aristotelian Society

    (The Aristotelian Society, founded in 1880, meets fortnightly in London, throughout the academic year, to hear and discuss philosophical papers. Papers are drawn from an international base of contributors and discuss issues across a broad range of philosophical traditions, including those which are of greatest current interest. These meetings are open to the public. Since 1995 the Aristotelian Society has enjoyed a close relationship with, and held its meetings at, the Philosophy Programme, now Institute of Philosophy, of the University of London)

  • The Royal Institute of Philosophy

    (The Royal Institute of Philosophy is a charity dedicated to the advancement of philosophy in all its branches through the organisation and promotion of teaching, discussion and research of all things philosophical)

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