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Dr Michael Bacon, BSc (Econ.), MSc, PhD (LSE)

Michael Bacon is a Senior Lecturer in Political Theory. His
research interests are in contemporary political theory, in particular political
liberalism, pragmatism, and theories of democracy. He is author of Richard Rorty: Pragmatism and Political Liberalism (2007) and Pragmatism: An Introduction (2012). You can find out more about him and read some of his work at http://royalholloway.academia.edu/MichaelBacon.

Professor Andrew Bowie, MA (Cambridge), PhD (UEA)

Andrew Bowie is a Professor of Philosophy and German. His research interests lie in modern German philosophy, the relationship of European to analytical philosophy, literature, and music (he is a jazz saxophonist). His many monographs include Aesthetics and Subjectivity: From Kant to Nietzsche (1990), Schelling and Modern European Philosophy (1993), Introduction to German Philosophy from Kant to Habermas (2003), Music, Philosophy and Modernity (2007), Philosophical Variations: Music as Philosophical Language (2010) and Adorno and the Ends of Contemporary Philosophy (2013). You can find out more about him and read some of his work at http://royalholloway.academia.edu/AndrewBowie

Dr Neil Gascoigne, B.Eng. (Leeds), MPhil, PhD (Cambridge)

Neil Gascoigne is a Reader in Philosophy. His principal interests are in pragmatism, metaphilosophy, and epistemology, and he is the author of Scepticism (2003), Richard Rorty: Liberalism, Irony, and the Ends of Philosophy (2008), and (with Tim Thornton) Tacit Knowledge (2013). He is currently working on A Comedy of Errors: The Long History of Scepticism. You can find out more about him and read some of his work at http://royalholloway.academia.edu/NeilGascoigne

Dr Alexis Papazoglou, BSc (Imperial), BA (Cambridge), MA (UCL), MPhil, PhD (Cambridge)

Alexis Papazoglou is a Lecturer in Philosophy. He has research interests in McDowell and Hegel, and in the analysis and critique of contemporary forms of naturalism. Alexis has published articles in Metaphilosophy, Hegel Bulletin and the Online Journal of Hegelian Studies, and is currently working on Making Room for Humans: Critiques of Naturalism in Continental Philosophy. You can find out more about him and read some of his work at http://royalholloway.academia.edu/AlexisPapazoglou

Professor Dan Rebellato, PhD (Royal Holloway)

Dan Rebellato is a Professor of Contemporary Theatre, and also a practicing playwright. He has interests in post-war British theatre, post-structuralist and critical philosophy. His academic works include 1956 and All That: The Making of Modern British Drama (1999), Theatre and Globalization (2009) and (with M. M. Delgado) Contemporary European Theatre Directors (2010). You can find out more about him and read some of his work at http://royalholloway.academia.edu/DanRebellato

Dr Rebecca Roache, MA (Aberdeen), PhD (Cambridge)

Rebecca Roache is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy. She came to Royal Holloway in September 2014 from the University of Oxford, where she was Research Fellow in the Faculty of Philosophy. She has broad philosophical interests, which include philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychiatry, applied ethics, and metaphysics (especially philosophy of time, personal identity, and free will). She is currently working on a monograph on The Philosophy of Swearing. You can find out more about her and read some of her work at http://rebeccaroache.weebly.com

Dr Jonathan Seglow, BA (Oxford), MSc (LSE), PhD (Manchester)

Jonathan Seglow is a Reader in Political Theory. His research interests are in contemporary liberal political philosophy. He has written on liberalism, multiculturalism, theories of recognition, religious accommodation and special duties He is co-author (with Niall Scott) of Altruism (2007) and author of Defending Associative Duties (2013). You can find out more about him and read some of his work at http://royalholloway.academia.edu/JonathanSeglow

Professor Anne Sheppard, MA, DPhil (Oxford)

Anne Sheppard is a Professor of Ancient Philosophy. Her research interests are in Greek philosophy, especially Neoplatonism,and in ancient literary criticism. She is the author of Aesthetics: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art (1987) and The Poetics of Phantasia: Imagination in Ancient Aesthetics (2014), and is co-editor of Greek and Roman Aesthetics (2010). She has published numerous other studies in Greek philosophy and aesthetics.

Dr Henry Somers-Hall, BA, MA, PhD (Warwick)

Henry Somers-Hall is a Reader in Philosophy. His research interests are in nineteenth and twentieth century German and French philosophy, and in particular Kant, Hegel, Deleuze, Merleau-Ponty and Sartre. He is author of Hegel, Deleuze and the Critique of Representation: Dialectics of Negation and Difference (2012) and Deleuze’s Difference and Repetition (2013), and is co-editor and contributor to the Cambridge Companion to Deleuze (2012). He is currently working on a monograph on Judgment in Twentieth Century French Philosophy as well an edited work on A Thousand Plateaus and Philosophy. You can find out more about him and read some of his work at http://royalholloway.academia.edu/HenrysomersHall

Professor Nathan Widder, BA (Johns Hopkins), MSc (LSE), PhD (Essex)

Nathan Widder is a Professor of Political Theory. His research interests are in modern and contemporary continental philosophy, particularly Hegel, Nietzsche, Foucault and Deleuze, and the history of Western thought, including major and marginal figures in ancient, early Christian and medieval philosophy. Nathan is author of Genealogies of Difference (2002), Reflections on Time and Politics (2008) and Political Theory after Deleuze (2012), and is currently working on The Concept of Sense in Gilles Deleuze’s Philosophy. You can find out more about him and read some of his work at http://royalholloway.academia.edu/NathanWidder

  
 
 
 

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