Research cluster

Self-Knowledge and Self-Consciousness

Attending to oneself

Drawing across continental and analytic philosophy to rethink our relationships to ourselves.

This research cluster brings together academics from Philosophy. It is formed around around the themes of self-consciousness, self-knowledge and the self draws on ancient philosophy, phenomenology, analytic philosophy, cognitive science, and Art History to explore new directions in the ontology, epistemology and aesthetics of self-awareness and self-representation. This cluster meets regularly in the form of the 'Omphalos' reading group.

If you would like to be added to the mailing list for this research cluster, please contact Marie Guillot. For more information about our members research and interests, please visit their staff profiles. You can also contact members of staff for information on research supervision opportunities.

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