Sophie Allen gained an MA (Hons) at Glasgow University and her PhD at University College London. She has worked at several Oxford colleges since 2002 (including St Peter’s, Magdalen, Worcester, Wadham and Harris Manchester), and has also been a departmental lecturer for the Philosophy Faculty.
- 'What matters in (naturalized) metaphysics?' Essays in Philosophy 13, 2012.
- 'Can Theoretical Underdetermination Support the Indeterminacy of Translation?' Revisiting Quine’s Real Ground. Philosophy 85, 2010.
- 'The Definition of Consciousness: Is triviality or falsehood inevitable?' Journal of Consciousness Studies 16 No. 5, 2009.
- 'What’s the point in Scientific Realism if we don’t know what’s really there?' Philosophy of Science, Anthony O’Hear (ed.), (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).
- 'A Space Oddity: McGinn on Consciousness and Space.'' Journal of Consciousness Studies 13 No. 4, 2006.
- 'Disorder at the Border: Realism, Science and the Defense of Naturalism.' Philo 7, No. 2, 2004.
- 'Deepening the Controversy over Metaphysical Realism.' Philosophy 77, 2002.
Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Meta-Philosophy, Philosophical Methodology and Meta-Metaphysics