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Matthew Soteriou received his BA in Philosophy from King’s College London and his MPhil and PhD in Philosophy from University College London. Before joining King’s he taught at the University of Warwick and Magdalen College, Oxford. From 2011-2016 he was Editor of the Aristotelian Society.

Research interests and PhD supervision

  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Action
  • Epistemology
  • Metaphysics

Matthew Soteriou’s research interests are in the philosophy of mind and action, metaphysics, and epistemology, and much of his research focuses on issues that lie at the intersection of these areas of philosophy. This includes work on the following: agency, mental action, consciousness, the ontology of mind, time and temporal awareness, perception, memory, imagination, epistemic agency, self-knowledge, knowledge of other minds, wakefulness, sleep, and dreams.

Matthew welcomes enquiries from prospective research students seeking supervision in areas of study relating to his research interests.

For more details, please see Matthew's full research profile


  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Metaphysics
  • Epistemology

Selected publications 

  • The Mind’s Construction: the Ontology of Mind and Mental Action (2013). Oxford University Press
  • The Disjunctive Theory of Perception (2016). Routledge
  • ‘Sound and Illusion’ (2018) in Perceptual Ephemera. (T. Crowther and C. MacCumhaill eds.). Oxford University Press
  • ‘Experience, Process, Continuity and Boundary’, (2018) in R. Stout ed. Process, Action, and Experience. Oxford University Press
  • ‘Waking Up and Being Conscious. (2019), Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume.