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Dr Roger Teichmann

BA Camb, DPhil Oxf


Dr Roger Teichmann gives tutorials at St Hilda's in General Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Knowledge and Reality, Theory of Politics, Logic and Language, Wittgenstein, and Early Modern Philosophy.

Dr Teichmann’s research interests are in Ethics, Mind, Action, Language, Wittgenstein, and Anscombe. His book, 'The Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe', was published in 2008.

Logos and Life: Essays on Mind, Action, Language and Ethics, Anthem Press 2022

(ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Elizabeth Anscombe, OUP 2022
(ed. with L. Gormally, D. Jones) 'The Moral Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe' (Imprint Academic 2016)

(ed.) Elizabeth Anscombe (4 vols) - 'Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers' (Routledge 2016)
‘Wittgenstein on Thought and Will’ (Routledge 2015)

'Nature, Reason, and the Good Life: Ethics for Human Beings' (OUP 2011)

'The Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe' (OUP 2008)

(ed.) 'Logic, Cause & Action: Essays in Honour of Elizabeth Anscombe' (CUP 2000)

'The Concept of Time' (Macmillan 1995)

'Abstract Entities' (Macmillan 1992)

Most recent articles:

‘Metaphysics and Modals’, in The Anscombean Mind (ed. Haddock, Wiseman), Routledge, 2021.

‘Meaning, Understanding and Action’, in Enrahonar, An International Journal of Theoretical and Practical Reason, 2020.

‘Conceptual Corruption’, in Cora Diamond on Ethics (ed. Balaska), Palgrave, 2020.

‘How Should One Live? Williams on Practical Deliberation and Reasons for Acting’, in Ethics Beyond the Limits (ed. Chappell, van Ackeren), Routledge 2019.

‘Ethics and Philosophy: Aristotle and Wittgenstein Compared’, in Aristotelian Naturalism - A Research Companion (ed. Hähnel), Springer 2019.

‘Are there any intrinsically unjust acts?’, in Zeitschrift für Ethik und Moralphilosophie, Oct. 2018.

‘Rational Choice Theory and Backward-Looking Motives’, in Economic Objects and the Objects of Economics (ed. Rona, Zsolnai), Springer 2018.

'"Not a Something"', in Nordic Wittgenstein Review vol 6 no.1, June 2017 (Open Access)

'Ethik und Philosophie: Aristoteles und Wittgenstein im Vergleich', in M.Haehnel, (ed.), Aristotelischer Naturalismus (Stuttgart: JB Metzler 2017), pp.251-60

‘Sincerity in Thought’, in The Moral Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe, 2016

‘The Identity of a Word’, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, February 2016

‘Why “Why?”? Action, Reasons and Language’, Philosophical Investigations, January 2015

‘The Voluntary and the Involuntary: Themes from Anscombe’, The American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, Summer 2014

'Le plaisir est-il un bien?', in (ed. M. Pavlopoulos & V. Aucouturier) Elizabeth Anscombe et le Philosophie Contemporaine(Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne 2014)

'Ryle on Hypotheticals', in (ed. D. Dolby) Ryle on Mind and Language (Palgrave Macmillan 2014)

'The Importance of the Past', Philosophy, January 2013, vol. 88, issue 01

'Anscombe', in A Companion to the Philosophy of Action (ed. C. Sandis and T. O'Connor) Wiley-Blackwell 2010, 606-612

'Inferenza pratica e inferenza teoretica', in Elizabeth Anscombe e il rinnovamento della psicologia morale (ed. J. A. Mercado), Rome: Armando Editore 2010, 81-95

'Authority', in Modern Moral Philosophy (ed. A. O'Hear) CUP 2004, 229-243

'Explaining the Rules', Philosophy, Oct. 2002, 597-613

'The Functionalist's Inner State', in Wittgenstein and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind (ed. S. Schroeder), Palgrave 2000, 24-35

'Ethics and Psychology', in Logic, Cause and Action (ed. R. Teichmann), CUP 2000, 125-136


  • Lecturer in Philosophy


  • Philosophy