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Professor of philosophy, author, editor. B. February 11, 1923, London. Lecturer at Christ Church College, Oxford, 1949; lecturer in moral philosophy, King's College, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1950-54; professor of philosophy, University of Keele, Keele, Staffordshire, England, 1954 to present. M. 1952, Annis Donnison. Member editorial board, The Sociological Review, 1954; vice president Humanist Union, 1959.

Mr. Flew is particularly interested in the theoretical problems raised by psi phenomena. He is the author of A New Approach to Psychical Research (1953), Hume's Philosophy of Belief (1961), and of "Broad and Paranormal Precognition" in the book The Philosophy of C.D. Broad (1961); and of many articles on philosophical and parapsychological subjects in such publications as the Cambridge Journal, the British Journal of Sociology, Philosophical Quarterly, New Biology, Rationalist Annual and The Plain View. He is also a contributor of studies concerning Thomas Hobbes and David Hume for A Critical History of Western Philosophy, now being prepared for publication by the Free Press, Glencoe, Illinois.

He has written introductions for and edited the books Logic and Language I (1951); Logic and Language II (1953); edited jointly with A. C. MacIntyre and contributed to New Essays in Philosophical Theology (1955); edited and contributed to Essays in Conceptual Analysis (1956). Home and business address: The University, Keele, Staffordshire, England.

Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications



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