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Sacha Golob read Philosophy at Pembroke College, Cambridge and Merton College, Oxford. Before joining King’s, he was a Junior Research Fellow at Peterhouse, Cambridge. He has published extensively on modern French and German Philosophy and the Philosophy of Art. His current research looks at contemporary conceptions of ethical degeneration, transformation and virtue.

Research interests and PhD supervision

  • Kant
  • 19th Century Continental Philosophy
  • 20th Century Continental Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art 

For more details, please see his full research profile.


Sacha has taught on Aesthetics, Kant, Philosophy of Mind and 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy at all levels.

NB the 19th and 20th CCP modules run in alternate years - please see the main module list for details. 

Expertise and engagement

Sacha is the current Co-Director of the Centre for Philosophy and the Visual Arts (CPVA); he leads the Centre alongside the artist and curator Harald den Breejen (Tate). CPVA is a major multi-disciplinary initiative whose aim is to bring together academics, artists, curators and gallerists to explore the connections between philosophy, theory and the visual arts. For details please see the main CPVA webpage:

Sacha regularly gives talks on a wide range of philosophical topics. For details please see: