Olivia Coombes

  • Philosophy
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

Contact details

Address

Street

Dugald Stewart Building

City
3 Charles Street, Edinburgh
Post code
EH8 9AD

Background

My research primarily lies in the philosophy of time travel and it's intersection with the free will debate. 

  • 2017-2018 - (MScR) Philosophy, University of Edinburgh
  • 2014-2017 - (BA) Philosophy, Cardiff University

Undergraduate teaching

This year (2018/19) I will be tutoring:

  • Mind, Matter and Language (semester 1)
  • Knowledge and Reality (semester 2)

Research summary

My research interests lie primarily in metaphysics, particularly the philosophy of time travel and free will. I am looking at whether time travel impacts traditional theories of free will in negative or positive ways.