Postgraduate research

Profiles of our doctoral researchers and information on their research projects.

Patrick Allen

Patrick Allen

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: The philosophy of anxiety and its disorders: a reconceptualization
Supervisor: Lisa Bortolotti
PhD Philosophy

Ben Bessey

Doctoral researcher

  • PhD title: A basis for capability theory: humanity, well-being, virtue, objectivity
  • Supervisors: Heather Widdows and Iain Law

Xiaosheng Chen

Xiaosheng Chen

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: Nontheoretical Physicalism (TBD)
Supervisor: Professor Yujin Nagasawa
PhD Philosophy

Benjamin Costello

Benjamin Costello

Doctoral researcher

Eric Eck

Eric Eck

Doctoral researcher

  • PhD title: Atheological considerations and a theistic multiverse
  • Supervisor: Yujin Nagasawa

Gabriel Garmendia da Trindade

Gabriel Garmendia da Trindade

Doctoral researcher

Michael Grech

Doctoral researcher

  • PhD title: Philosophy of time, McTaggart and later-Wittgenstein
  • Supervisor: Nikk Effingham

Rachel Gunn

Rachel Gunn

Doctoral researcher

 

Leland Harper

Leland Harper

Doctoral researcher

  • PhD title: Deism and contemporary arguments for atheism
  • Supervisor: Yujin Nagasawa

 

Jerry Henderson

Jerry Henderson

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: Action and Heaven
Supervisor: Professor Yujin Nagasawa
PhD Philosophy

David Hunt

David Hunt

Doctoral researcher

  • PhD title: Moral relativism and moral error theory
  • Supervisor: Jussi Suikkanen

Sabrina Intelisano

Sabrina Intelisano

Doctoral researcher

Sarah-Louise Johnson

Sarah-Louise Johnson

Doctoral researcher

  • PhD title: Commodification of bodies and persons
  • Supervisor: Heather Widdows

Isaura Peddis

Isaura Peddis

Doctoral researcher

 

Richard Pereira

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: Global ethics of universal basic income and sovereign wealth funds
Supervisor: Dr Jussi Suikkanen
PhD Global Ethics

Naomi Thompson

Naomi Thompson

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: Grounding and Fundamentality
Supervisors: Dr Alastair Wilson and Dr Nikk Effingham
PhD Philosophy

Lauren Traczykowski

Lauren Traczykowski

Doctoral researcher

  • PhD title: Ethics of intervention in natural disaster scenarios
  • Supervisor: Jussi Suikkanen

Ruth Wareham

Ruth Wareham

Doctoral researcher

  • PhD title: Faith schools and the liberal society - can faith schools be justified from a liberal position?
  • Supervisors: Iain Law and Michael Hand

 

Peter West-Oram

Peter West-Oram

Doctoral researcher

  • PhD title: Global health care injustice: the demands of the basic right to health care
  • Supervisor: Heather Widdows

Andrew Woodhall

Andrew Woodhall

Doctoral researcher

Ibrahim Yuksel

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: Can we have universal moral values in a multi-cultural society?
Supervisor: Professor Heather Widdows and Dr Iain Law
PhD Global Ethics