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Arché is a philosophical research centre at the University of St Andrews. Four Research groups are currently active within the centre.

Grants held by Arché members include the AHRC-funded Rethinking Mind and Meaning: A case study from a co-disciplinary approach (Ball and Cappelen); the NRC-funded Conceptual Engineering (Cappelen); a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship (2014-16) for The Importance of Being Competent: Ethics and Epistemology (Hawley); the Templeton-funded Interdisciplinary Experience Project (Paul); a Guggenheim Fellowship (Paul); and a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship (Thakkar); Leverhulme Trust funded Theories of Paradox in Fourteenth-Century Logic: Edition and Translation of Key Texts (Read).

Arché Semester Dates 2016-2017

  • Mon 12th September - Fri 16th December 2016
  • Mon 27th March - Fri 30th June 2017

Latest news

Herman Cappelen - Super Special - Thu 30 Mar 11am
23 March, 2017

Herman will be giving a talk on Conceptual Engineering and the distinction between Metasemantics and metasemantic superstructure on Thursday 30th March at 11am in G03. All Welcome. [ Read more ]


Research Fellow: Theories of Paradox in Fourteenth-Century Logic
16 March, 2017

Barbara Bartocci, currently completing a PhD thesis on medieval commentaries on Aristotle's Topics, has been appointed to a Research Fellowship in the Leverhulme-funded project 'Theories of Paradox in ... [ Read more ]


Josh Habgood-Coote: Winner of the Scottish Outreach and Impact in Philosophy Prize
4 January, 2017

We are delighted by the news that Josh Habgood-Coote (St. Andrews and Stirling) is the winner of the Scottish Outreach and Impact in Philosophy prize for 2016. The prize of £500 was generously funded ... [ Read more ]


Research Grant Success
29 November, 2016

Professor Stephen Read has been awarded a Leverhulme Project Grant for a project on 'Theories of Paradox in Fourteenth-Century Logic: Edition and Translation of Key Texts'. The grant is worth £155,65 ... [ Read more ]


Andrew Peet Job Placement Success
17 November, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Andrew Peet has accepted a joint Postdoctoral Research Fellowship with CSMN and ConceptLab at the University of Oslo. [ Read more ]



Upcoming Events

8 May, 2017 - 9 May, 2017
 Workshop: Self-Control through Accountability to Others
Location: School I, St Andrews
23 May, 2017 - 24 May, 2017
 Workshop: Proofs of Propositions in 14th-Century Logic
Location: Hebdomadar's Room, St Salvator's Quad, St Andrews
3 June, 2017 - 4 June, 2017
 Conference: Slurring and Swearing
Location: School II, St Andrews
5 June, 2017 - 6 June, 2017
 Conference: Moral and Aesthetic Testimony
Location: School II, St Andrews
10 June, 2017 - 13 June, 2017
 Reading Party
Location: Isle of Skye
15 June, 2017 - 16 June, 2017
 Workshop: Blame and Norms
Location: School II, St Andrews
21 September, 2017 - 23 September, 2017
 Conference: Fourth PLM Conference
Location: Bochum



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