I am available for, and interested in, supervising students, at any level, in any of the following areas:

If you are a student at Durham and interested in working with me, please send me an email to set up an appointment to meet. If you are not currently a student at Durham, but are interested in being supervised by me, please see the departmental pages on taught degrees and research degrees to see the possible opportunities.

Current students

Tomas BermejoBA, philosophy & mathematics (Durham)
Richard BurnBA, philosophy (Durham)
Milos ChristoforouBA, philosophy & mathematics (Durham)
Nathan DaviesBA, philosophy (Durham)
Luciana Di MascioBA, philosophy (Durham)
Amber DonovanBA, philosophy (Durham)
Dan FogginBA, philosophy & mathematics (Durham)
Daniel FoxBA, philosophy & physics (Durham)
Samin GokcekusBA, philosophy & psychology (Durham)
Andrea MikulandovaBA, philosophy & mathematics (Durham)
Constance O'ConorBA, philosophy (Durham)
Sophie OliverBA, philosophy & mathematics (Durham)
Angelos SofocleousBA, joint honors (Durham)
Andrew WoodardPhD, philosophy (Durham)

Previous supervision & examination

NameGraduatedDegree (Place)My roleThesis title
Sam Courtney-Guy2016BA, PPE (Durham)Supervisor"What Kind of Problem is Kripke's Rule-Following Paradox?"
Antonio Florio2012Master of Logic (Amsterdam)Supervisor"Science in Axiomatic Perspective"
Caroline Foster2008Master of Logic (Amsterdam)Co-supervisor"The Problem of the Perfect Agent: Investigations into Determinism"
David Harris2016BA, philosophy & computer science (Durham)SupervisorArtificial Intelligence and Philosophical Logic
Dirk Hofland2016BA, PPE (Durham)Supervisor"The School-Choice Trilemma"
Thomas J. Hughes2015Ph.D., philosophy (Durham)Internal examiner"Grammar, Ambiguity, and Descriptions: A Study in the Semantics of Definite Descriptions"
Spencer Johnston2011Master of Logic (Amsterdam)Internal examiner"John Buridan's Theory of Modal Consequence"
Imogen Maclaren2016BA, philosophy (Durham)Supervisor"Reappraising The Harm in Hate Speech: A Dynamic Approach to Freedom of Speech"
Susan Notess2016Graduate Diploma, philosophy (Durham)Co-supervisor"Sacred Languages: A Phenomenological and Pragmatic Account of Sacred Language Use"
Toby Smith2016BA, philosophy (Durham)Supervisor"Modelling Knowledge- and Belief-Based Moral Obligations: An Accessible Tool For Philosophical Analysis"
Andrew Thomas2016MA, philosophy (Durham)Supervisor"What is Anna Karenina? How Fictional Realism can help dissolve the Paradox of Fictional Emotions"
Kim Tullar2016BA, philosophy & mathematics (Durham)Supervisor"Clarifying and Solving Newcomb's Problem"
Kishen Vora2015BA, philosophy (Durham)Supervisor"Can Robots Be Moral?"
Anna Wallace2016BA, combined arts (Durham)Supervisor"Can There Be A Neuroscience of Grammaticalized Thought?"
Lars Wortel2011Master of Logic (Amsterdam)Internal examiner"Side Effects in Steering Fragments"

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This page was last updated 21 March 2017.