Dr Conor McHugh is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton.
Conor has published on a range of topics in epistemology, philosophy of mind, and value theory, including the nature of belief and of attitudes more generally, normativity, reasons and reasoning, mental agency, doxastic non-voluntarism, and self-knowledge. He is the co-author, with Jonathan Way, of ‘Getting Things Right: Fittingness, Reasons, and Value’, forthcoming with OUP.
For up-to-date details and downloadable copies of publications please see Conor’s personal homepage.
Conor is happy to hear from prospective research students working in his areas of interest.
Current PhD Students
Conor has taught at undergraduate and postgraduate level in areas including epistemology, philosophy of mind, free will, philosophy of science, ethics, and logic.
External roles and responsibilities
Before taking up his post at Southampton in 2011, Conor was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Institut Jean Nicod in Paris. He did his PhD at the University of Edinburgh. He originally comes from Drogheda, in Ireland.