Jamie Whyte

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Full name: Jamie Whyte

Area of interest: Philosophy / Truth

Journals/Organisation: The Times

Email: jwhyte@woosh.co.nz

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About: Originally from New Zealand, Jamie Whyte now lives and works in the UK. He is a former lecturer of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge and winner of Analysis journal’s prestigious ‘Best Article by a Philosopher Under 30’ award. A frequent contributor to The Times, he has also published numerous articles – mainly on the subject of truth – in journals such as Analysis and the British Journal of the Philosophy of Science

Education: Cambridge University: Philosophy PhD

Career: Former philosophy lecturer at Cambridge University; management consultant; became a professional writer, publishing many articles (mostly on the subject of 'truth') in the profesional journals Analysis and British Journal of the Philosophy of Science

Current position/role: Head of research and publishing at Oliver Wyman, a management consulting firm

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Viewpoints/Insight: New Scientist interview, September, 2004

Broadcast media: BBC Radio 4: Start The Week; BBC Radio 3: The Verb (audio)

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Awards/Honours: Analysis journal’s award: Best article by a philosopher under 30

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Current debate:http://www.intelligencesquared.com/people/w/jamie-whyte

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Remit/Info: Interprets contemporary issues, culture and politics using the philosophical concept of 'Truth'

Section: Features

Role: Regular contributor

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