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PROFESSOR JAMES GRIFFIN

(Connecticut & Corpus Christi 1955) (8 July 1933 - 21 November 2019)

PROFESSOR JAMES GRIFFIN

James Patrick Griffin passed away in Oxford on 21 November 2019.

Having obtained a BA from Yale University in 1955, Jim came to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar at Corpus Christi College (1955–58). He was then a Senior Scholar at St Antony’s College (1958–60), obtaining his doctorate in 1960. He lectured at Christ Church from 1960 to 1966, and was then appointed a Fellow in Philosophy at Keble in 1966, a position he held for 30 years. He was then appointed White’s Professor of Moral Philosophy, becoming a Fellow of Corpus Christi College. He was appointed an Honorary Fellow of Keble in 1996, and was also an Emeritus Fellow of Corpus Christi.

Husband of the late Catherine and father of Nicholas and Jessica. Beloved Grandpa of Isabel, George and Kate. 

From Keble News.