Dr Arif Ahmed

Senior Lecturer at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Arif Ahmed is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge. His work primarily focuses on decision theory and the work of the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. He is also interested in religion, and has taken part in multiple public debates on religion and atheism with figures including Tariq Ramadan, William Lane Craig, and Rowan Williams.

Arif studied Mathematics at St Anne's College, University of Oxford, before attending the University of Cambridge to study Philosophy at Sidney Sussex College. He has held roles at the University of Birmingham, and the University of Sydney, where he was a Leverhulme Research Fellow. Arif's work has been published in multiple academic journals, including Mind, the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, and the Philosophical Review. He is currently working on his latest book; Classic Philosophical Arguments: Newcomb's Problem.