Prof. J.P. Smit

Prof. J.P. Smit is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy. He holds a DPhil from Stellenbosch University (completed in 2003 under the supervision of AA van Niekerk) and a P.D from Cambridge (completed 2013 under the supervision of Simon Blackburn).  The first thesis was on meta-ethics, the second on the theory of reference. His research interests are in Semantics and the Philosophy of Economics.

Selected publications


  • 142 – Logic and Critical Thinking
  • 262 – Philosophy of Science
  • 354 – History of Analytic Philosophy

12882778 – The Theory of Meaning