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

Grants held by Arché members include the AHRC-funded What Kind of Mind?  Engaging Children and the Public with Research on Animal and Infant Minds from Philosophy and Psychology (Ball); 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); Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship (Thakkar); Leverhulme Trust funded Theories of Paradox in Fourteenth-Century Logic: Edition and Translation of Key Texts (Read); Mind Association Senior Research Fellowship (12-month) Blame: Epistemic and Moral (Brown) and a Leverhulme Research Fellowship (2017-18) Wholes: More Just Than The Sum of Their Parts (Cotnoir).

Arché Semester Dates 2017-18

  • Mon 18th September - Fri 15th December 2017
  • Mon 2nd April- Fri 29th June 2018

Latest news

Research Grant Success
23 August, 2017

Derek Ball has been awarded AHRC funding for his project "What Kind of Mind? Engaging Children and the Public with Research on Animal and Infant Minds from Philosophy and Psychology”. The funding ... [ Read more ]


Congratulations Dr Habgood-Coote
3 July, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Josh Habgood-Coote recently passed his viva. Josh successfully passed his disputation on his doctorate thesis 'Knowing-How: Linguistic and Philosophical Considerations' ... [ Read more ]


Publication: Bruno Jacinto
26 June, 2017

Here is a link to Bruno's recently published paper in The Review of Symbolic Logic Strongly Millian Second-Order Modal Logics [ Read more ]


Congratulations Dr Touborg
20 June, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Caroline Toubourg recently passed her viva. Caroline successfully passed her disputation on her doctorate thesis '‘The Dual Nature of Causation’. [ Read more ]


Publication: Caroline Touborg
27 May, 2017

Here is a link to Caroline's recently published paper in Philosophical Studies Hasteners and delayers: why rains don't cause fires ... [ Read more ]



Upcoming Events

21 September, 2017 - 23 September, 2017
 Conference: Fourth PLM Conference
Location: Bochum
14 October, 2017 - 15 October, 2017
 Conference: Arché 10th Graduate Conference
29 October, 2017 - 30 October, 2017
 Workshop: The Emotion Network Workshop
Location: St Mary's College Hall, University of St Andrews
2 December, 2017 - 3 December, 2017
 Workshop: The Metaphysics of Knowledge II
Location: tbc



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