About the Author
Sir Peter Strawson was a professor at Oxford from 1968 to 1987. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1960, became a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts of Sciences in 1971, and was an Honorary Fellow of St John's, University and Magdalen Colleges. Strawson was knighted in 1977 for his outstanding contribution to philosophy. His influential works include Individuals (1959), The Bounds of Sense (1966), and Freedom and Resentment (1974).