Centre for Metaphysics and Mind

Centre for metaphysics and mind

The Centre for Metaphysics and Mind (CMM) supports excellence in research in theoretical philosophy.

Current research clusters include:

Metaphysics 

Researchers include Darren Bradley, John Divers, Steven French, Will Gamester, Rob Knowles, Juha Saatsi, Scott Shalkowski, Helen Steward, Robert Williams.

Philosophy of mind, perception and action

Researchers include Darren Bradley, Jamie Dow, Edward Elliott, Daniel Elstein, Will Gamester, Jessica Keiser, Heather Logue, Aaron Meskin, Lea Salje, Helen Steward, Robert Williams.

Epistemology (including formal epistemology)

 Researchers include Darren Bradley, Seamus Bradley, Edward Elliott,  Heather Logue, Robert Williams, Jack Woods.

Philosophy of language 

Researchers include Edward Elliott, Daniel Elstein, Will Gamester, Jessica Keiser, Rob Knowles, Lea Salje, Pekka Vayrynen, Roger White, Robert Williams, Jack Woods.

Philosophical and Mathematical logic

Researchers include Thomas Brouwer, John Divers, Will Gamester, Simon Hewitt, Steven French, Rob Knowles, Scott Shalkowski, Roger White, Robert Williams, Jack Woods. We maintain close ties with the logic group in the School of Mathematics, including in particular Nicola Gambino, Michael Rathjen, and Peter Schuster.  

We work closely with other research centres at the University in areas of overlapping interest, such as the Metaphysics and Epistemology of Religion (with Centre for Philosophy of Religion); the Metaphysics and Epistemology of Value (with Centre for Ethics and Metaethics), and the Metaphysics and Epistemology of Science and Mathematics (with Centre for History and Philosophy of Science).

Explore our projects and learn more about our past and present research activity.

Contact

For further information about the Centre, including postgraduate supervision, please contact Centre Director Jack Woods.

People

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