Dr Matteo Mameli
Reader in Philosophy
MSc Programme Director and Programme Board Chair
Tel +44 (0)20 7848 2229
Address Room 708, Philosophy Building
King's College London
London, WC2R 2LS
Research interests and PhD supervision
Dr Mameli obtained a Laurea in Filosofia (Cum Laude) from the University of Bologna in 1997 (supervisor: Umberto Eco). He was awarded an MPhil in Philosophy (1999) and a PhD in Philosophy (2002) from the University of London (supervisor: David Papineau).
Dr Mameli was Jacobsen Fellow in Philosophy at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method (2001-2003) and a Research Fellow in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at King's College Cambridge (2003-2007). In 2007 Dr Mameli joined the Department of Philosophy at King's College London where he is also the Chair of the MSc in the Philosophy of Mental Disorder and a member of the Psychiatry, Nursing and Midwifery Research Ethics Committee. Dr Mameli is an elected member of the Council of the Royal Institute of Philosophy and a member of the Editorial Board of the academic journal Topoi.
Philosophy of Psychology
Philosophy of Biology
Science and Society
Dr Mameli welcomes enquiries from prospective students seeking supervision in areas connected to his research interests.
For more details, please see his full research profile
Mameli M (2013). 'Meat made us moral: a hypothesis on the nature and evolution of moral judgment.' Biology & Philosophy, Volume 28, Issue 6, pp. 903-931, doi: 10.1007/s10539-013-9401-3.
Mameli M (2013). 'Evolution, motivation, and moral Beliefs.' In Sterelny K, Joyce R, Calcott B, Fraser B (eds.), Cooperation and its Evolution, MIT Press, 525-548.
Bruni T, Mameli M, Rini RA (2013). 'The science of morality and its normative implications.' Neuroethics, doi: 10.1007/s12152-013-9191-y.
For a complete list of publications, please see Matteo's full research profile.
Expertise and public engagement
Dr Mameli currently teaches on the following courses
6AANA024 Philosophy of Psychology
6AANB027 Ethics of Science & Technology / Science, Ethics & Society: Philosophical Issues
7AAN2013 Ethics of Science & Technology
7AAN2067 Philosophy of Psychology II
7AAN3021 Philosophy of Psychology (for MSc in Philosophy of Mental Disorder) (convenor)