Philippa Foot

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Philippa Foot

Philippa Ruth Bosanquet

(1920-10-03)3 October 1920
Owston Ferry, England
Died3 October 2010(2010-10-03) (aged 90)
Oxford, England
Alma materSomerville College, Oxford
Era20th-century philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
SchoolAnalytic philosophy
Aretaic turn
InstitutionsSomerville College, Oxford
Main interests
Ethics, aesthetics
Notable ideas
Trolley problem, modern revival of virtue ethics

Philippa Ruth Foot FBA (/ˈfɪlɪpə ˈfʊt/; née Bosanquet; 3 October 1920 – 3 October 2010) was an English philosopher.

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