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Dr Alexander Greenberg PhD and MPhil University of Cambridge, BA University College London

Lecturer, Dissertation Co-ordinator,Visiting Speakers Co-ordinator

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Alexander is a Temporary Lecturer at the University of Southampton.

He has previously held positions at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, Cambridge, Birkbeck, and Gothenburg. He studied for his PhD at Cambridge.

For more information, please see his personal webpage.

Advice and Feedback Hours

Tuesday 13:00-14:00

Thursday 13:00-14:00

In room 1031 at Avenue (building 65).

Research interests

Alexander's research is at the intersection of epistemology, philosophy of mind, and ethics. His research centres on psychological, epistemological, and normative questions about belief, such as:

  • What is it to believe something?
  • What should we believe?
  • In what sense can we be held responsible for what we believe?

He's also interested how these questions show up in the history of philosophy (in particular, Aristotle and Early Modern Philosophy) and in legal philosophy.

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Greenberg, A. (Forthcoming). “Should I believe all the truths?” Synthese. DOI: 10.1007/s11229-018-1882-9

Cowie, C. and Greenberg, A. (Forthcoming) "Constitutive about Epistemic Normativity.” In Kyriacou and McKenna (eds.) Metaepistemology: Realism and Anti-Realism. Palgrave MacMillan. (penultimate draft)

Greenberg, A. and Cowie, C. (2017) "Is the Norm on Belief Evaluative? A Response to McHugh.” Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 98 (S1). DOI: 10.1111/papq.12158 (penultimate draft)

Dr Alexander Greenberg
Student Office, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Southampton, Avenue Campus, Southampton. SO17 1BF United Kingdom

Room Number: 65/1031

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