Douglas Edwards Philosophy

I am a philosopher who works mainly on topics in metaphysics and philosophy of language, but I am also interested in many other things. Most of my published papers have been on truth, and versions of my published papers are available in the Papers section.

My book The Metaphysics of Truth (Oxford University Press, August 2018) recently won the American Philosophical Association's 2019 Sanders Book Prize. This prize, funded by the Marc Sanders Foundation, is awarded to the best book in philosophy of mind, metaphysics, or epistemology that engages the analytic tradition published in English in the previous five-year period. More on this here.

Before that, my first book Properties was published by Polity Press in 2014. I also edited Truth: A Contemporary Reader for Bloomsbury Press, which was published in September 2019.

I recently completed a book on pro wrestling and philosophy called Philosophy Smackdown for Polity Press, which will be published in 2020 (see

You can find out more about my published and forthcoming books in the Books section.

I work at Utica College, in Utica, New York. Prior to this I worked at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, the University of Aberdeen, and University College Dublin, after doing my PhD at the University of St Andrews.

I am an Associate Editor of the journal Analysis.