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Dr Marie Guillot

School of Philosophy and Art History
Dr Marie Guillot



Marie studied philosophy in France, at the Ecole Normale Superieure (Fontenay St Cloud), at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and at the Institut Jean Nicod, where she did her PhD as well as an M.Sc. in cognitive science. She also studied fine arts at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs (Paris). Before joining Essex, she was a research fellow at the Institut Jean Nicod, at the Sorbonne, at LOGOS (Barcelona), and at University College London. She has published articles in journals such as Ergo, Synthese, Teorema, the Review of Philosophy and Psychology and Philosophical Explorations, and she is co-editing with Manuel Garcia-Carpintero (LOGOS) a volume of essays provisionally entitled The Sense of Mineness (under contract with OUP).

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Philosophy of mind

Open to supervise

philosophy of language

Open to supervise


Open to supervise

philosophy of psychology

Open to supervise

Speech acts

Current research

The first person (linguistic and mental)


context-dependent representations

de se content





phenomenal concepts

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Critical Reasoning and Logical Argument (PY114)

  • Feminism (PY453)

Previous supervision

Alberto Barbieri
Alberto Barbieri
Degree subject: Occasional Study: Philosophy (Research)
Degree type: Occasional Postgraduate Study
Awarded date: 13/1/2019


Journal articles (8)

Guillot, M. and O'Brien, L., Self Matters. Ergo

Guillot, M., (2017). I Me Mine: on a Confusion Concerning the Subjective Character of Experience. Review of Philosophy and Psychology. 8 (1), 23-53

Guillot, M., (2016). Thinking of oneself as the thinker: the concept of self and the phenomenology of intellection. Philosophical Explorations. 19 (2), 138-160

Guillot, M., (2014). Identification-free at last semantic relativism, evans's legacy and a unified approach to immunity to error through misidentification. Teorema. 33 (3), 7-30

Billon, A. and Guillot, M., (2014). Can Fregeans have 'I'-thoughts?. Revista de Filosof�a de la Universidad de Costa Rica. 53 (136), 97-105

Guillot, M., (2013). The limits of selflessness: semantic relativism and the epistemology of de se thoughts. Synthese. 190 (10), 1793-1816

Guillot, M., (2012). Anscombe aurait-elle été relativiste?. Répha. 6, 55-71

Guillot, M., (2004). Wittgenstein, Freud, Austin : voix thérapeutique et parole performative. Revue de métaphysique et de morale. 42 (2), 259-259

Book chapters (2)

Guillot, M., (2019). Thinking of oneself as the thinker: the concept of self and the phenomenology of intellection. In: Conscious Thinking and Cognitive Phenomenology. Routledge. 44- 66

Guillot, M., (2014). Connaissance de soi et connaissance du mien : Pour une approche phénoménale unifiée de l’immunité aux erreurs d’identification. In: Connaître. Questions d’epistémologie contemporaine. Editors: Chevallier, J. and Gautier, B., . Editions d'Ithaque

Grants and funding


Truth and trust: bullshit as a via negativa towards understanding morally excellent honesty

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