Elected: 1991
Discipline: Philosophy, Theology and Law
Professor Alexander Broadie

Emeritus Professor of Logic and Rhetoric and honorary professorial research fellow

Education: Royal High School, Edinburgh; Edinburgh University (MA); Balliol College, Oxford (MLitt); Glasgow University (PhD, DLitt); Henry Duncan Prize Lecturer in Scottish Studies, RSE, 1990-93; FRSE 1991;Gifford Lecturer, Aberdeen University, 1994; Hon DUniv (Clermont-Ferrand II), 2007; Saltire Society Scottish History Book of the Year, 2009; Leader, Leverhulme International Network on 17c Scottish Philosophy in Scotland and France, 2010-14; Lifetime Achievement Award, 18th-Century Scottish Studies Society, 2018; Hon. Vice-President, Saltire Society, 2020. Publications: Twenty books, including A History of Scottish Philosophy, EUP 2009; Studies in Seventeenth-Century Scottish Philosophers and their Philosophy, OUP 2017; Scottish Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century, OUP 2020.