Kevin Mulligan

Kevin Mulligan (born 23 June 1951) is a British philosopher, working on ontology, the philosophy of mind, and Austrian philosophy. He is currently Honorary Professor at the University of Geneva, Full Professor at the Università della Svizzera italiana, Director of Research at the Institute of Philosophy of Lugano, member of the Academia Europaea[1] and of the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters.[2] He is also known for his work with Peter Simons and Barry Smith on metaphysics and the history of Austrian philosophy.

Kevin Mulligan
Born (1951-06-23) 23 June 1951
EraContemporary philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
SchoolAnalytic philosophy
Doctoral advisorWolfe Mays
Main interests
Philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, ontology, emotions, logic
Notable ideas
Truthmaker theory


  • Anatomie della stoltezza. Jouvence, 2016. ISBN 978-88-7801-547-0
  • Wittgenstein et la philosophie austro-allemande. Vrin, 2012. ISBN 978-2-7116-2460-7
    • Italian translation: Wittgenstein e la filosofia austro-tedesca. Mimesis, 2014. ISBN 978-8-857-52307-1
    • Spanish translation: Wittgenstein y la filosofia austro-alemana. Tecnos, 2014. ISBN 978-8-4309-6278-5

See also


  1. Hoffmann, Ilire Hasani, Robert. "Academy of Europe: Mulligan Kevin". Retrieved 2017-03-30.
  2. "Kungliga Vitterhetsakademien - Ledamöter - Utländska ledamöter". Retrieved 2017-03-30.
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