Research in Philosophy

We have an active 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.

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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: 

Some of our current research projects

Ethics

Philosophy of Mind

Philosophy of Religion

Metaphysics

Philosophy of Language

Some of our previous research projects

Ethics

Philosophy of Mind

Philosophy of Religion

Metaphysics