Research in Philosophy

We have an active, lively research community which is strongly committed to delivering the highest quality of philosophical research and which also ensures that postgraduates are well integrated into our research culture.

The department combines research excellence in all core areas of philosophy with distinction in number of specialty areas. Furthermore, our research profile features strenght in many interdisciplinary areas. Our department also hosts the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics and the John Hick Centre for Philosophy of Religion.

In addition, we have created the following research clusters, bringing together the expertise of a number of staff from across the university and offering our postgraduates a supportive and well-connected environment in which to study: 

Research groups

Some of our projects