Professor Michael Potter

Professor of Logic at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Professor of Logic, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Professor Michael Potter is Professor of Logic in the Philosophy Faculty at the University of Cambridge. He has been a Fellow of Fitzwilliam College since 1989. His research interests lie mainly in the history of analytic philosophy (Wittgenstein, Russell and Frege), the philosophy of mathematics, and philosophical logic.

He was previously at Oxford, where he took a D.Phil. in pure mathematics and was a Fellow of Balliol College. He spent periods of research leave in the Department of Logic and Metaphysics at St Andrews and the Department of Philosophy at Harvard. In 2004 and 2005 he was on research leave from Cambridge as a Senior Research Fellow at Stirling University funded by the AHRC.