Dr Clayton Littlejohn
Lecturer in Philosophy
Postgraduate admissions tutor
Tel +44 (0)20 7848 2067
Address Room 603, Philosophy Building
King’s College London
Dr Clayton Littlejohn studied philosophy at Rhodes College and the University of Nebraska. Before joining King’s in 2011, he taught at Southern Methodist University and the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Epistemology, especially epistemic justification, epistemic norms, perception, relations between theoretical and practical reason, and scepticism.
Ethical theory, especially the moral significance of intention, the distinction between justification and excuse.
Reasons for action.
Dr. Littlejohn’s research interests are primarily in epistemology, specifically on debates about justification and epistemic normativity. He also has interests in action theory and ethical theory, especially debates about the nature of reasons for action and the moral significance of intention.
Justification and the Truth-Connection (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
Other selected publications
'The Unity of Reason'. In C. Littlejohn and J. Turri (ed.), Epistemic Norms (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming)
'Disagreement and Defeat'. In D. Machuca (ed.), Disagreement and Skepticism (Routledge, Forthcoming)
'Fallibilism and Concessive Knowledge Attributions'. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 83 (2011): 603-19.
'Moore’s Paradox and Epistemic Norms'. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 88 (2010): 79-100.
Complete list of publications (pdf)
Dr Littlejohn teaches on the following modules on 2012-13
Expertise and public engagement
Dr. Littlejohn welcomes enquiries from students seeking supervision on topics in his areas of research interest.