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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).

Arché Semester Dates 2015 - 2016

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

Latest news

Research Grant Success
27 January, 2016

Herman Cappelen, in collaboration with Oystein Linnebo and Camilla Serck-Hanssen, has received a £2.5 million, 5 year grant from the Norwegian Research Council for a project on Conceptual Engineering ... [ Read more ]


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 ]



Upcoming Events

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: School II, 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
10 August, 2016 - 13 August, 2016
 European Society for Philosophy and Psychology Meeting,
Location: Byre Theatre
3 September, 2016 - 4 September, 2016
 Workshop: The Metaphysics of Knowledge I: Epistemic Indexing
Location: School II
15 October, 2016 - 16 October, 2016
 Conference: Arché 9th Graduate Conference
Location: Edgecliffe, The Scores, St Andrews



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