|2013 - 2017
||Robin Geffen Research Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy, Keble College
|2012 - 2013
||Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Southampton, affiliated with their ‘Aims and Norms’ research project
|2009 - 2013
||Ph.D., Philosophy, UCL
|2007 - 2009
||MPhil. Stud., Philosophy, UCL
|2003 - 2007
||M.A. (Hons.), Philosophy, The University of Edinburgh
Forthcoming: 'Obsessive Thought and Salience', Salience: A Philosophical Inquiry, Sophie Archer ed., Routledge.
2017: 'Why 'believes' is not a vague predicate', Philosophical Studies.
2015: 'Defending Exclusivity', Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Early View.
2013: 'Nondoxasticism about Self-Deception', dialectica, 67 (3), pp. 265-282.
Forthcoming: Review of The Wrong of Injustice: Dehumanization and its Role in Feminist Philosophy, by Mari Mikkola, The Philosophical Quarterly.
2013: Review of The Self and Self-Knowledge, edited by Annalisa Coliva, European Journal of Philosophy, 21: S2, pp. e1-e22.
'Truth and Agency'
‘Nothing Aims at Truth’
‘Delusion and Belief’
'What is Salience?'
Belief (book manuscript)
Forthcoming: Salience: A Philosophical Inquiry, Routledge.
My primary research interests are in epistemology, philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of psychology.
I have worked on the problem of self-deception, in particular, on trying to understand what the self-deceived person believes. This work prompted an interest in the question as to what it is to believe something more generally. I have been thinking about this for a number of years now and am currently collecting my thoughts (some of which have already been published or are under review in article form) into a book manuscript, Belief.
I also have an edited collection forthcoming with Routledge on the topic of salience. Salience is central to human life, yet is relatively underexplored as a philosophical topic. In my collection, I draw together a number of contributions from across a wide philosophical spectrum – including epistemology, philosophy of perception, philosophy of language, philosophy of psychology, practical reason, feminist philosophy, and aesthetics – in the hope that understanding more about the role of salience in these different areas will facilitate an understanding of what salience is.