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Dr Stephen McLeod M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer Philosophy

Research

History of Philosophy

History of analytic philosophy, especially essentialism, Frege and logical positivism; Locke.

Modality & Needs

The nature and epistemology of necessity and possibility; the nature and epistemology of needs, especially the needs of humans and other organisms.

Legal, Political & Social Philosophy

Entrapment; public standards and the monitoring of them; Rawlsian liberalism; virtue-ethical approaches; workplace democracy.