Philosophy

Programme teaching staff

Staff profiles of those involved in teaching on the programme

    Research interests
Suilin Lavelle
Dr Suilin Lavelle Programme Director Philosophy of psychology; philosophy of mind; cognitive science; moral psychology; philosophy of science.
Tom Baker
Dr Thomas Baker The intersection of philosophy of art and philosophy of mind, with a particulat focus on how empirical findings and philosophical theorising on topics such as attention, empathy, introspection, and perception can inform debates in philosophical aesthetics.
James Collin
Dr Jamie Collin Philosophy of language, metaphysics, and epistemology, with a particular focus on how pragmatist conceptions of language such as semantic inferentialism bear on metaphysical and epistemological matters.
Emma Gordon
Dr Emma Gordon Epistemology (especially Understanding and Intellectual Virtue); Bioethics.
Sophie Keeling
Dr Sophie Keeling Philosophy of mind, epistemology, and philosophy of psychology, with a particular focus on self-knowledge, self-ignorance, confabulation, reasons, and rationality.
  Dr Sarah Lane-Ritchie Cognitive science, philosophy of mind, theistic naturalism, pneumatology, and consciousness.
Katie Monk
Dr Katie Monk Philosophy of language, feminist philosophy, and their intersections.
Maggie O'Brien
Dr Maggie O’Brien Philosophy of law, political philosophy, feminist philosophy, bioethics.
  Dr Anna Ortin-Nadal Early Modern Philosophy (Descartes, Hume); metaphysics (causation, personal identity); feminist theology.
Duncan Pritchard
Professor Duncan Pritchard Philosophy of science, the philosophy of mind and language, the philosophy of religion, ethics and value theory, and epistemology, with a particular focus on the following issues: the problem of scepticism, the epistemic externalism/internalism distinction; the rationality of religious belief; testimony; the relationship between epistemic and content externalism; virtue epistemology; epistemic value; modal epistemology; the history of scepticism; and epistemological contextualism
Alasdair Richmond
Dr Alasdair Richmond Metaphysics (especially time and space); philosophy of science; the British empiricists (especially Hume on miracles).
Debbie Roberts
Dr Debbie Roberts Moral philosophy, particularly metaethics and related areas.
Martin Smith
Dr Martin Smith Epistemology; logic; philosophy of law.
Mog Stapleton
Dr Mog Stapleton The intersection of philosophy, cognitive science, and neurophysiology, with a particular focus on understanding what contributions the non-neural body, and the sense of the internal body (interoception), make to perception, cognition, and experience and - in particular - how this relates to feelings, emotions, and the experience of psychopathology.