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Amia Srinivasan

I’m a (permanent) lecturer in the UCL Philosophy Department and a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. In the autumn I’ll become an associate professor of philosophy and tutorial fellow at St John’s College, Oxford. I completed my DPhil in Philosophy at Oxford in 2014, under the supervision of John Hawthorne and Timothy Williamson; before that I did a BPhil in Philosophy, also at Oxford, and a BA in Philosophy at Yale. I work on topics in epistemology, metaphilosophy, social and political philosophy, and feminism. I’ve recently been writing about externalist theories of epistemic justification, and anger in politics. I’m currently writing a book about the genealogy of belief, entitled The Contingent World: Epistemology, Genealogy, Politics. The book project is supported by a Leverhulme Research Fellowship. I’m also interested in alternatives to liberalism and capitalism, the politics of sex and gender, the philosophy of history, and animals.

I’m an associate editor of the philosophy journal Mind.

My writing has appeared in The New York Review of Books, the London Review of Books, Harper’s, the Times Literary Supplement, The Nation, The New York Times and TANK.

You can email me at: <a [dot] srinivasan [at] ucl [dot] ac [dot] uk>

I tweet, occasionally, from @amiasrinivasan

My academic CV can be downloaded here


(Photograph by Nina Subin)