Dorothea Debus
Lecturer

Profile

Biography

I undertook an MA in Munich in 1998, following that I went on to Oxford to complete my BPhil and DPhil qualifications. Between 2004-2007 I was a supernumerary teaching fellow at St John's College, Oxford, before coming to York in 2007 to take up a position as a lecturer here.

Departmental roles

  • Admissions Tutor for Undergraduates
  • Sociology/Philosophy Joint Executive Committee member

Research

Overview

My research interests are in the Philosophy of Mind and Psychology; and Ethics, Epistemology and Metaphysics.

Projects

  • At present, I am thinking and writing about memory and the emotions.
  • I have recently also started work on a new research project, tentatively entitled 'Mind and Will: The Metaphysics and Ethics of Mental Life', which explores how subjects take an active part in their own mental lives.

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Free Will and Moral Responsibility
  • Knowledge and Perception

Postgraduate

  • Epistemology and Metaphysics
  • MA Project on 'Emotions and Their Objects'
  • MA thesis supervision
  • PhD thesis supervision
Dorothea Debus (c) Ian Martindale (www.ianmartindale.co.uk)

Contact details

Dr Dorothea Debus
Lecturer

Tel: 01904 323263