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Expertise

Expertise represented in the King's Department of Philosophy covers the entire history of philosophy, from the pre-Socratics through to the present day - both the 'Analytic' and 'Continental' traditions, as well as Indian Philosophy and Chinese Philosophy: 
  • Philosophy of mind, psychology and language, including expertise in empirically-informed issues. We also have strong links with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience and with the Department of Neuroscience at King's. 
  • Metaphysics, epistemology, and philosophy of science. Our expertise ranges from philosophy of physics to epistemic normativity, including a project in Philosophy and Medicine
  • Moral and political philosophy, with expertise in a variety of issues such as free will, practical normativity, justice and immigration. 
 

 

List of Department of Philosophy staff by research interest

 

Ancient Greek Philosophy

 

Medieval (including Arabic) Philosophy 

 

Early Modern Philosophy (including Kant) 

 

Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Philosophy (including history of both Analytic and Continental Philosophy) 

 

Chinese and Indian Philosophy

Philosophy of Mind and Psychology (including Theory of Action) 


Philosophy of Language, Logic and Linguistics 

Metaphysics, Epistemology and Philosophy of Science 

Ethics and political philosophy 

Philosophy and Medicine 

Philosophy of Religion 

Aesthetics 

  • Dr Sacha  Golob

    Dr Sacha Golob

    Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, Director of the Centre for Philosophy and the Visual Arts

 

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Oliver Black

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Professor Oliver Black

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