Philosophy

Staff research interests

A list of philosophy staff and their current research interests

Dr Matthew Chrisman

Metaethics, philosophy of language, epistemology, political philosophy.

Professor Andy Clark FBA, FRSE Philosophy of mind, artificial Intelligence including robotics, artificial life, embodied cognition, and mind, technology and culture.
Dr Alix Cohen Early modern philosophy, Kant, Kantian ethics, Rousseau, Hume.
Dr Guy Fletcher

Metaethics, ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of language.

Dr Alistair Isaac Philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, philosophy of science.
Professor Jesper Kallestrup Philosophy of language, epistemology, philosophy of mind.
Dr Inna Kupreeva Ancient philosophy and science.
Dr Suilin Lavelle Philosophy of mind, cognitive science.
Dr David Levy Moral philosophy, Wittgenstein, Simone Weil, Plato.
Dr Elinor Mason Ethics, moral responsibility, free will, feminism, metaethics.
Dr Andrew Mason

Ancient philosophy, early modern philosophy.

Professor Michela Massimi

General philosophy of science, history and philosophy of modern physics, early modern philosophy (especially Kant).

Dr Aidan McGlynn

Epistemology, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, feminism.

Professor Pauline Phemister Early modern philosophy, especially rationalists and Locke, philosophy of nature.
Dr Bryan Pickel Metaphysics, philosophy of language, history of analytic philosophy.
Professor Duncan Pritchard FRSE

Epistemology, scepticism, philosophy of mind and cognitive science, philosophy of science, philosophy of education, philosophy of religion.

Dr Brian Rabern Philosophy of language, formal semantics, philosophical logic.
Dr Alasdair Richmond Metaphysics (especially time and space), philosophy of science, the British empiricists.
Professor Michael Ridge Ethics, political philosophy, action theory, epistemology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language.
Dr Debbie Roberts

Metaethics, metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics.

Professor Theodore Scaltsas Creative lateral thinking and emotional intelligence, ancient philosophy, contemporary metaphysics.
Dr Anders J Schoubye Philosophy of language, formal semantics, pragmatics, formal epistemology, logic, philosophy of mind.
Dr Wolfgang Schwarz Formal epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of language, logic.
Dr Martin Smith

Epistemology, formal epistemology, philosophy of law, logic.

Dr Mark Sprevak

Philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, metaphysics, and philosophy of language.

Dr Patrick Todd Free will, moral responsibility, metaphysics, ethics, philosophy of religion.
Dr Nick Treanor Metaphysics, epistemology and the philosophy of mind.
Dr Tillmann Vierkant Philosophy of mind, free will, mental actions, mindreading, consciousness, implicit/explicit mental processing, neuroethics, philosophy of psychology and cognitive Science.
Dr David Ward Philosophy of mind and cognitive science.