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Arché is a philosophical research centre at the University of St Andrews. These 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); a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship (2014-16) for a project on The Importance of Being Competent: Ethics and Epistemology (Hawley); and the Templeton-funded Interdisciplinary Experience Project (Paul) and a Guggenheim Fellowship (Paul) and a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship (Thakkar).

Arché Semester Dates 2015 - 2016

  • Mon 14th September - Fri 18th December 2015
  • Mon 28th March - Fri 1st July 2016

Latest news

Congratulations Dr Bowker
18 November, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Mark Bowker passed his viva. Mark successfully passed his disputation on his doctorate thesis 'Saying Nothing'. [ Read more ]


Spencer Johnston success
22 September, 2015

Spencer Johnston has been successful in the resubmission of his Ph.D. thesis entitled 'Essentialism, Nominalism, and Modality: The Modal Theories of Robert Kilwardby & John Buridan'. The examiners wer ... [ Read more ]


Martin Lipman Job Placement Success
18 September, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Martin Lipman has accepted a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Hamburg. [ Read more ]


Publication: Martin Lipman
2 September, 2015

Martin's new publication is titled 'A Passage Theory of Time' and is forthcoming in the Oxford Studies in Metaphysics, edited by Karen Bennett and Dean Zimmerman. [ Read more ]


Review of Cappelen&Dever’s The Inessential Indexical in latest issue of Mind
26 June, 2015

Here is a summary of the review: ‘This is a brave and fascinating book in terms of how it takes on a long-standing and largely unchallenged tradition. The book succeeds in its stated aim to show ... [ Read more ]



Upcoming Events

25 November, 2015 (09:00) - 26 November, 2015 (18:00)
 Workshop: Inferentialism
Location: Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews
6 December, 2015 - 7 December, 2015
 Workshop: Epistemic Incoherence Workshop
Location: School II, St Andrews
15 January, 2016 - 16 January, 2016
 Workshop: Philosophical Progress
Location: Oslo
18 January, 2016
 Workshop: Modal Metaphysics Mini-Workshop
7 May, 2016 - 8 May, 2016
 Workshop: Testimony and Context Workshop
Location: School II, St Andrews
19 May, 2016 - 20 May, 2016
 Workshop: Disagreement
Location: School V, St Andrews
4 June, 2016 - 5 June, 2016
 Workshop: Sensing Strange Things
Location: St Andrews
7 June, 2016 - 8 June, 2016
 Workshop: Cardinality, Worlds and Paradox
Location: Oslo, Norway
10 June, 2016 - 11 June, 2016
 Workshop: Concepts and Understanding
Location: School II, St Andrews
23 June, 2016 - 24 June, 2016
 Workshop: Decision theory Imagination & Transformative Experience
Location: Edgecliffe G03, The Scores, St Andrews



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