Academic Year 1985-86
Dictionary of Logic
University of British Columbia
29 August 2006
Andrew Irvine is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. While at the Center he worked on in issues in the history and philosophy of logic and the philosophy of mathematics, as well as on the British philosopher, logician and essayist, Bertrand Russell.
Professor Irvine's edited and authored books include Physicalism in Mathematics (Kluwer, 1990), Russell and Analytic Philosophy (with G.A. Wedeking, University of Toronto Press, 1993), Bertrand Russell: Critical Assessments (in 4 volumes, Routledge, 1999), Argument (with John Woods and Douglas Walton, Prentice-Hall Canada, 2000; 2nd edn, 2004), Mistakes of Reason (with Kent Peacock, University of Toronto Press, 2005) and In the Agora (with John Russell, University of Toronto Press, 2006).
A Commonwealth Fellow, a Killam Fellow and a member of the UBC Board of Governors, Professor Irvine was also recently included on the Vancouver Sun’s list of “ British Columbia’s Top 50 Living Public Intellectuals.” He lives in Vancouver with his wife and two children.
12 June 2010
Andrew Irvine is close to completing his final year as Governor at the University of British Columbia. His anthology, Philosophy of Mathematics, appeared recently in the Elsevier Handbook of the Philosophy of Science series.
Andrew Irvine’s essay defending Mill against several famous arguments made by Frege appeared in the most recent issue of Studia Logica (“Frege on Number Properties”, Studia Logica, 96 (2010), 239-260).