Aidan McGlynn

Senior Lecturer


I joined the department in September 2012 as a Chancellor's Fellow, and I have been a senior lecturer since August 2018. Previously I was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Northern Institute of Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen. I did my PhD at the University of Texas at Austin, where I was supervised by Mark Sainsbury, and my undergraduate and masters at the University of St Andrews. 

Responsibilities & affiliations

  • Deputy Undergraduate Teaching Director (Honours), Diaphora Project

Undergraduate teaching

I teach the 4th year courses 'Knowledge, Ignorance, and Power' (Fall semester) and 'Objectification, Dehumanisation, and Othering' (Spring semester).

In previous years I have taught 'Philosophy of Fiction', and co-taught 'Feminism', 'History of Analytic Philosophy', 'Themes in Epistemology', 'Scepticism', 'An Introduction to Philosophical Methodology', 'Knowledge and Reality' and 'Mind, Matter, and Language'.

Office hours

11-12 on Thursdays (except week 1 of Semester 1) or by appointment

Open to PhD supervision enquiries?


Current PhD students supervised