holds a joint appointment in Philosophy
at the Johns Hopkins University
. He received his BA from Oxford University
and his PhD from UC Berkeley
. He spent 1994-5 as a Fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies
, Washington, DC. From January 2000 to June 2001 he was Acting Executive Director of the American Philosophical Association
, and he is currently Secretary-Treasurer of its Eastern Division.
Professor Bett specializes in ancient Greek philosophy, and has strong interests in ancient and modern ethics and epistemology, as well as Nietzsche.
- Pyrrho, His Antecedents and His Legacy (Oxford, 2000)
- Against the Ethicists (Oxford, 1997)
- Against the Logicians (Cambridge, 2005)