Stephen Mumford

Stephen Mumford is Professor of Metaphysics in the Department of Philosophy at Durham University as well as Professor II at Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU).

He is the author of Dispositions (Oxford, 1998), Russell on Metaphysics (Routledge, 2003), Laws in Nature (Routledge, 2004), David Armstrong (Acumen, 2007), Watching Sport: Aesthetics, Ethics and Emotion (Routledge, 2011), Getting Causes from Powers (Oxford, 2011 with Rani Lill Anjum), Metaphysics: a Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2012) Causation: a Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2013, with Rani Lill Anjum), Glimpse of Light (Bloomsbury, 2017), What Tends to Be(Routledge, 2018, with Rani Lill Anjum) and Causation in Science (Oxford, 2018, with Rani Lill Anjum).

His next book will be The Metaphysics of Nothing, which is under contract with Oxford University Press. He is editor of George Molnar’s posthumous Powers: a Study in Metaphysics (Oxford, 2003) and co-editor of Metaphysics and Science (Oxford, 2013 with Matthew Tugby).