University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham


The department offers supervision in a wide range of subject areas. There is a concentration of staff with research interests in metaphysics; aesthetics and philosophy of language; in metaphysics there is particular strength in the topics of: identity: dispositions, essentialism, laws of nature and causation; in mind: theory-theory/simulation debate, imagination, mental causation, personal identity and consciousness and self-consciousness; in aesthetics: philosophy of fiction; philosophy of film; philosophy of music; in philosophy of language: indexicals; theory of reference and speech acts; other areas of philosophy in which expert supervision can be offered are: philosophy of science; philosophy of mind; philosophical logic; philosophy of law; political philosophy.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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