Derek Parfit
Derek Parfit

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Name: Derek Parfit
Occupation: Philosopher
Gender: Male
Birth Day: December 11, 1942
Death Date: Jan 1, 2017 (age 74)
Age: Aged 74
Country: China
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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Derek Parfit

Derek Parfit was born on December 11, 1942 in China (74 years old). Derek Parfit is a Philosopher, zodiac sign: Sagittarius. Find out Derek Parfitnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


He drew philosophical inspiration from shows like Star Trek in an effort to explore thoughts and intuitions about our identities.

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As per our current Database, Derek Parfit died on Jan 1, 2017 (age 74).

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Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Oxford in 1984.

Biography Timeline


Parfit was born in 1942 in Chengdu, China, the son of Jessie (née Browne) and Norman Parfit, medical doctors who had moved to Western China to teach preventive medicine in missionary hospitals. The family returned to the United Kingdom about a year after Parfit was born, settling in Oxford. Parfit was educated at Eton College, where he was nearly always at the top of the regular rankings in every subject except maths. From an early age, he endeavoured to become a poet, but he gave up poetry towards the end of his adolescence.


He then studied Modern History at Balliol College, Oxford, graduating in 1964. In 1965–66 he was a Harkness Fellow at Columbia University and Harvard University. He abandoned historical studies for philosophy during the fellowship.


Parfit met Janet Radcliffe Richards in 1982, and they then began a relationship that lasted until his death. They married in 2010. Richards believes Parfit had Asperger syndrome.

Family Life

Derek was born in China, but relocated to the United Kingdom with his family when he was young.

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