Dorothy Mary Emmet (29 September 1904 – 20 September 2000) was a British philosopher and head of Manchester University's philosophy department for over twenty years. With Margaret Masterman and Richard Braithwaite ahe was a founder member of the Epiphany Philosophers.
Positions held Edit
- president of the Aristotelian Society in 1953-54.
- In 1938, she was appointed lecturer in the philosophy of religion at Manchester, becoming reader in philosophy in 1945 and the Sir Samuel Hall professor of philosophy in 1946.
- appointed lecturer in philosophy at Armstrong College, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (now Newcastle University) in 1932
- temporary teaching post at Somerville College, Oxford
- Commonwealth Fellowship at Radcliffe College
- Whitehead's Philosophy of Organism (1932)
- The Nature of Metaphysical Thinking (1945)
- Annual philosophical lecture to the British Academy (1949)
- The Stanton lectures in Cambridge (1950-53)
- Function, Purpose and Powers (1958)
- Rules, Roles and Relations (1966)
- In The Moral Prism (1979)
- The Effectiveness of Causes (1986)
- The Passage of Nature (1992)
- The Role of the Unrealisable (1994)
- Philosophers and Friends: Reminiscences of 70 Years in Philosophy (1996)
- "Obituary: Dorothy Emmet". The Guardian. 25 September 2000. http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2000/sep/25/guardianobituaries.books. Retrieved 2009-10-18.
- "Dorothy Emmet". The Times. 6 October 2000. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article986939.ece. Retrieved 2009-10-18.