Our research focuses on key areas of analytic philosophy, including metaphysics, the philosophy of mind, aesthetics, epistemology, and the history of analytic philosophy.
Find out more about our main research groups, current projects, and the people behind Philosophy research at Manchester.
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Explore our research projects
Cooperation and equality
This project takes a fresh look at the connections between cooperation and equality.
The Architecture of Consciousness
Exploring the relationship between the various levels of consciousness.
The Foundations of Ontology
OUR AHRC-funded project investigates whether philosophy can answer ontological questions.
Knowledge of Emotion: Expression and Social Cognition
We explore what can be learned from people's expressions and movements.
Exploring issues in semantics
This exploratory project looks at indexicals, propositional attitude reports and quotation.