Hugh Rice

Christ Church

Oxford OX1 1DP


Date of birth: 5/1/43


Christ Church, Oxford 1961-7
Marjoribanks Scholar 1961-5
BA (Literae Humaniores) 1965 (MA 1967)
Senior Scholar 1965-7
B Phil (Philosophy) 1967


CUF Lecturer, University of Oxford 1970-2007
Official Student (Fellow) and Tutor in Philosophy, Christ Church, 1969-2008
Lecturer, Christ Church, 1968-9          
Instructor, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1967-8

Main research interests

Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion

Recent publications

God and Goodness (Oxford: Clarendon Press 1999)
"Faith and Merit", Faith and Philosophy 25 (2008) 141-53
"Locke on personal identity: a defence", Locke Studies 6 (2006) 31-57
"Divine omnipotence, timelessness and the power to do otherwise", Religious Studies 42 (2006) 123-39
"Zagzebski on the arrow of time", Faith and Philosophy 22 (2005) 363-9.
"Fatalism", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2002 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed).
“David Lewis's awkward cases of redundant causation”, Analysis 59 (1999) 157-64
“Ordinary thinking and belief in God”, Theology 99 (1996) 285-90
“On Middle Knowledge”, The Philosophical Quarterly 44 (1994) 495-502, reprinted in William Hasker (ed),  Middle Knowledge: theory and applications (New York: Peter Lang 2000)