Senior Members

Maria Baghramian
Maria Baghramian

Position: Associate professor (UCD)
Email: maria.baghramian@ucd.ie
Personal Webpage: www.ucd.ie/philosophy/staff/mariabaghramian/
Education: PhD (TCD)
Main Research Topic: Relativism
Other Research Interests: Cognitive science, contemporary American philosophy, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind

J. Adam Carter
J. Adam Carter

Position: Lecturer (Queen's University Belfast)
Email: QUB Webpage: www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofPoliticsInternationalStudiesandPhilosophy/Staff/Carter/
Personal Webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/jadamcartercv
Education: PhD (University of Edinburgh)
Main Research Topic:Epistemology
Other Research Interests: Value Theory, Metaphysics, 20th-Century Analytic Philosophy

Niall Connolly
Niall Connolly

Position: Lecturer (part-time) (TCD)
Email: niconnol@tcd.ie
Personal Webpage: www.tcd.ie/Philosophy/people/connolly.php
Education: PhD (London)
Main Research Topic: Metaphysics
Other Research Interests: Philosophy of language, philosophical logic, early modern philosophy

Joseph Diekemper
Joseph Diekemper

Position: Lecturer (Queen's University Belfast)
Email:j.diekemper@qub.ac.uk
Personal Webpage:www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofPoliticsInternationalStudiesandPhilosophy/Staff/Diekemper
Education: PhD (St Andrews)
Main Research Topic: Metaphysics (especially time and ontology)
Other Research Interests: Philosophy of Religion

Douglas Edwards
Douglas Edwards

Position: IRCHSS Postdoctoral Fellow (UCD)
Email: douglas.edwards@ucd.ie
Personal Webpage: www.ucd.ie/philosophy/staff/douglasedwards/
Education: PhD (St Andrews)
Main Research Topic: Truth (especially minimalism and pluralism)
Other Research Interests: Philosophy of Language, metaphysics, metaethics, epistemology

Benjamin Jarvis
Benjamin Jarvis

Position: Lecturer (QUB)
Email:
TBD
Personal Webpage:
TBD
Education:
PhD (Brown)
Main Research Topic:
The nature of intentionality, philosophical methodology
Other Research Interests:
Philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophical logic, epistemology

Rasmus Jensen
Rasmus Jensen

Position: Post-doctoral Research Assistant (UCD)
Email: rjensen@ucd.ie
Personal Webpage: www.ucd.ie/philosophy/staff/rasmusthybojensen/
Education: PhD (University of Copenhagen)
Main Research Topic: Philosophy of Perception and Action
Other Research Interests: Philosophy of Mind and Phenomenology

Andrew Jorgensen
Andrew Jorgensen

Position: IRCHSS post-doctor (UCD)
Email: andrew.jorgensen@ucd.ie
Personal Webpage: www.ucd.ie/philosophy/staff/andrewjorgensen/
Education: PhD (Temple University)
Main Research Topic: Skepticism about meaning
Other Research Interests: Communication, history of analytic philosophy, holism, inferentialism, ontological commitment

Antti Kauppinen
Antti Kaupinnen

Position: Lecturer (TCD) (from August 2010)
Email: a.kauppinen@gmail.com
Education: PhD (Helsinki)
Main Research Topic: Philosophical moral psychology, metaethics
Other Research Interests: Well-being, human rights, normative ethics


James Levine
James Levine

Position: Senior lecturer (TCD)
Email:jlevine@tcd.ie
Personal Webpage: www.tcd.ie/Philosophy/people/levine.php
Education: PhD (Berkeley)
Main Research Topic: 20th century analytic philosophy
Other Research Interests: epistemology, history of analytic philosophy, philosophy of language, philosophy of logic

Cynthia Macdonald
Cynthia MacDonald

Position: Professor (QUB)
Email:c.macdonald@qub.ac.uk
Personal Webpage: www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofPoliticsInternationalStudiesandPhilosophy/Staff/Macdonald/
Education: DPhil Oxford
Main Research Topic: Philosophy of mind and metaphysics, cognitive science
Other Research Interests: Mental causation

Christopher Mole

Position: Lecturer (UCD)
Email:christopher.mole@ucd.ie
Personal Webpage: http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/cmole/Home.html
Education: PhD (Princeton)
Main Research Topic: Philosophy of the cognitive sciences
Other Research Interests: Aesthetics, ethics, philosophy of mind

Lilian O'Brien
Lilian O'Brien

Position: Lecturer (UCC)
Email: l.obrien@ucc.ie
Personal Webpage:www.ucc.ie/en/philosophy/People/lecturers/obrien/
Education: PhD (Brown)
Main Research Topic: Philosophy of Action
Other Research Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology

Paul O'Grady
Paul O'Grady

Position: Lecturer (TCD)
Email: pogrady@tcd.ie
Personal Webpage: www.tcd.ie/Philosophy/people/ogrady.php
Education: PhD (TCD)
Main Research Topic: Relativism
Other Research Interests: History of analytic philosophy, rationality of religious beliefs

James O'Shea
James O'Shea

Position: Senior lecturer (UCD)
Email: jim.oshea@ucd.ie
Personal Webpage: www.ucd.ie/philosophy/staff/jamesoshea/
Education: PhD (North Carolina)
Main Research Topic: Epistemology and metaphysics in Hume, Kant, and Sellars.
Other Research Interests: Analytic epistemology, philosophy of mind, American philosophy

Michail M. Peramatzis
Michail M. Peramatzis

Position: Lecturer in Philosophy (Queen’s University, Belfast)
Email:
m.peramatzis@qub.ac.uk
Education:
D.Phil. (Oxon)
Main Research Area:
Aristotle’s Metaphysics & Epistemology.
Other Research Interests:
Ancient Philosophy; Metaphysics (Substance, Definition, Essentialism, Causation & Explanation, Realism & Grounding); Epistemology.

Peter Simons
Peter Simons

Position: Professor (TCD)
Email: psimons@tcd.ie
Personal Webpage: http://sites.google.com/site/petermsimons/
Education: PhD (Manchester)
Main Research Topic: Metaphysics
Other Research Interests: Applied ontology, logic, history of Central European philosophy, history of logic, philosophy of mathematics

Rowland Stout
Rowland Stout

Position: Senior lecturer (UCD)
Email: rowland.stout@ucd.ie
Personal Webpage: www.ucd.ie/philosophy/staff/rowlandstout/rms/
Education: DPhil (Oxford)
Main Research Topic: Philosophy of action
Other Research Interests: Epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind

Nick Tosh
Nick Tosh

Position: Lecturer (NUIG)
Email:nick.tosh@nuigalway.ie
Personal Webpage: www.nuigalway.ie/philosophy/staff/web_pages/nick_tosh.html
Education: PhD (Cambridge)
Main Research Topic: Philosophy of science (especially objective chance)
Other Research Interests: Methodological debates in the historiography of the sciences, relativism, philosophy of mind

Aporo Postdoctoral Fellow

Ruth Egan

Position: Aporo postdoctural fellow (UCD)
Email: rpkegan@yahoo.com
Education: PhD (UCD)
Main Research Topic: Modality
Other Research Interests: Epistemology, metaphysics

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Cathal O'Madagain

Position: Teaching and Research Fellow (UCD)
Email: cathalcom@gmail.com
Personal Webpage: cathalcom.googlepages.com
Education: PhD (University of Toronto)
Main Research Topic: Analytic Philosophy of Language and Mind
Other Research Interests: Metaphysics and Epistemology, 20th century Continental Philosophy, Wittgenstein, Kant

Will Small
Sarin Marchetti

Position: Postdoctoral Researcher (University of Oslo)
Email: c.w.small@csmn.uio.no
Personal Webpage: www.cwsmall.com
Education: PhD (University of Chicago)
Main Research Topics: Philosophy of Action, Ethics, Self-Knowledge and Self-Consciousness
Other Areas of Competence: History of Ethics (especially Aristotle and Kant), Kant’s Theoretical Philosophy,
Early Modern Philosophy, Epistemology

Sarin Marchetti
Sarin Marchetti

Position: Postdoctoral Researcher (UCD)
Email: sarin.marchetti@ucd.ie
Personal Webpage: http://uniroma1.academia.edu/sarinmarchetti
Education: PhD (Sapienza Università di Roma)
Main Research Topic: American Philosophy (esp. pragmatism), Ethics
Other Research Interests: Philosophy of Psychology, History of Analytic Philosophy

Student Members

Paal Antonsen
Paal Antonsen

Position: PhD student (TCD)
Email: antonsep@tcd.ie
Personal Webpage:http://paal.antonsen.googlepages.com/
Education: MA (Bergen)
Main Research Topic: Philosophy of language
Other Research Interests: Aesthetics, philosophy of logic, philosophy of mind

Fionn Dempsey
FIonn Dempsey

Position: Ed. Asst. with the International Journal of Philosophical Studies (UCD)
Email: fionndempsey@gmail.com
Personal Webpage: www.netsoc.com/~fionnmatthew/info/
Education: MA (UCD)
Main Research Topic: Theories of reference
Other Research Interests:Metaphysics, normative epistemology, theory of drama

Aisling Crean
Aisling Crean

Position: Ph.D. student (ANU, R.S.S.S.) and adjunct lecturer (TCD)
Email: aisling.crean@gmail.com
Dissertation Committee:
Prof. Jonathan Schaffer, Prof. Daniel Stoljar, Prof. David J. Chalmers
Education:
BA (TCD); M.Litt (St. Andrews); MSc. (Edinburgh)
Main Research Topic:
Laws of Nature
Other Research Interests:
Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Early Modern Philosophy (Hume)

Brian Flanagan
Brian Flanagan

Position: PhD student & Sessional Lecturer, Philosophy of Law (UCD)
Email:brian.flanagan@ucd.ie
Personal Webpage:http://www.ucd.ie/law/researchstudents/brianflanagan/
Education: MPhil (Oxford)
Main Research Topic: Legal Reasoning
Other Research Interests: Metaethics; Philosophy of Language

Nathaniel Forde
Nathaniel Forde

Position:
Email: nforde@tcd.ie
Education:
Main Research Topic: Phil of Lang
Other Research Interests: Epistemology. Phil of mathematics and Phil of Law


Richard Hamilton
Richard Hamilton

Position: PhD student & Teaching Assistant, Philosophy, TCD
Email: rhamilt@tcd.ie
Education: BA (TCD) MSc (Edin)
Main Research Topic: Truth Relativism
Other Research Interests: Aristotle, Heidegger, Philosophy of Science

 

Simone Marini
Simone Marini

Position: PhD student (UCD)
Email: simmarini@gmail.com
Education: MA ('La Sapienza' - Rome)
Main Research Topic: Perception
Other Research Interests: Epistemology, cognitive science, philosophy of mind, analytic philosophy of religion


Clare Moriarty
Clare Moriarty

Position: PhD applicant, Graduate Tutor (UCD)
Email: clare.moriarty@kcl.ac.uk
Education:MA (KCL), BA (UCD)
Main Research Topic:Philosophy of Mathematics
Other Research Interests: Early Modern (Berkeley), Logic, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science, History of Calculus

Tom McNally
Tom McNally

Position: PhD student (TCD)
Email: mcnallt@tcd.ie
Education: MPhil (Cambridge)
Main Research Topic: Wittgenstein
Other Research Interests: Epistemology, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics


Stephen Rainey
Stephen Rainey

Email: srainey05@qub.ac.uk
Education: PhD (QUB)
Main Research Topic: Philosophy of Language, rationality
Other Research Interests: Kant, Philosophy of Mind



SHANE RYAN
Shane Ryan

Position: PhD candidate
Email: s.g.ryan@sms.ed.ac.uk
Personal Webpage: www.philosophy.ed.ac.uk/people/view.php?name=shane-ryan
Education: BA, MA UCD. PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh
Main Research Topic:The Nature and Value of Knowledge
Other Research Interests: Epistemology, Ethics, Political Philosophy