Giles Howdle

Teaching Fellow

  • Department of Philosophy
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences

Contact details



Room 7.05
40 George Square

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  • Office Hours:
    Fridays 10-11 am and by appointment.


I completed my PhD at Edinburgh, which deals with metaethics, the foundations of moral normativity, and the philosophy of action. Other interests of mine include the philosophical and ethical implications of AI. I am an affiliate of the Centre for Technomoral Futures.


University of Edinburgh (PhD), University of Cambridge (MPhil), King's College London (BA)

Undergraduate teaching

Free Will and Moral Responsibility

Postgraduate teaching

Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Philosophy, Science and Religion: The Physical World,  and Ethics

Research summary

Metaethics, Philosophy of Action, Foundations of Normativity, Philosophy of Wellbeing, Ethics of Technology and AI

Affiliated research centres