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George P. Simmonds | Editor
Oxford Brookes University
Having earned his philosophy degree back in 2015, George’s work has featured in Philosophy NewsThe Huffington Post and The History Press. Early modern metaphysics being his chief interest, he is now focusing on women philosophers of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe. He and his team manage around thirty regular contributors and an annual traffic of more than 50,000 visitors.

Elz Nichols | Editorial Associate
University of Oxford
Hailing from the University of Zurich, Elz came to Oxford to complete her MA in international relations. She returned to philosophy for her PhD, looking into the concept of “the Other” and its role in modern conflict. Having featured in a number of political and philosophical publications, Elz is now teaching at a local college, where she hopes to inspire young minds to take up the discipline.

Lewis D. Hurst | Editorial Associate
University of Nottingham
A mathematician by trade, Lewis is our expert on logic and the philosophy of science. Having completed his MPhil in 2015, he is now in the midst of a PhD at the University of Nottingham, where he is working on something he claims we philosophers would never understand. His most recent project is due to feature in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science later this year.

Thomas Nail
| Regular Contributor
University of Denver
Thomas is an Associate Professor at the University of Denver. He is currently working on two major projects, the first being a series of books on the philosophy of movement, the second a study of the relationship between Gilles Deleuze and Michel Foucault.

Arka Chattopadhyay | Regular Contributor
University of West Sydney
Stationed at the Writing and Society Research Centre at the University of West Sydney, Arka is a doctoral candidate focusing on Samuel Beckett and Lacanian Psychoanalysis.

Marina Jijina-Ogden | Regular Contributor
Central St Martins, University of the Arts London
Marina is a painter and visual artist with an interest in continental aesthetics. Her research hones in on the works of Russian philosopher and literary figure Lev Shestov.

Rupert Read | Regular Contributor
University of East Anglia
As both a Reader of Philosophy at the University of East Anglia and a Green Party politician, Rupert is a big name in the philosophical community. Having published what he describes as a ‘substantial number’ of books and papers, he is a notable expert on Wittgenstein and the philosophy of film.

Dan O’Brien | Regular Contributor
Oxford Brookes University
Dan is a Senior Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University and has taught previously at the University of Birmingham and the Keele and Warwick Universities. He is the founder of the Oxford Hume Forum and author of the well credited Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge.

Gill Prestidge | Regular Contributor
University of St Andrews
Having completed her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Oxford Brookes and King’s College respectively, Gill is now working on her PhD at the University of St Andrews. Her interests include personhood, the soul, and Christian philosophy.

Andy Clark | Regular Contributor
University of Edinburgh
Andy occupies the Chair in Logic and Metaphysics at the University of Edinburgh, having worked previously with the Cognitive Science Program at the University of Indiana. He is considered both an expert and a pioneer in the philosophy of mind, as well as a leading scientist in mind extension.

Gabrielle Addison | Contributor
University of Oxford

Katja A. Behren | Contributor
Oxford Brookes University

Stephen Boulter | Contributor
Oxford Brookes University

Alexander Gatherer | Contributor
University of Cardiff

Kjetil K. Haugen | Contributor
Molde University College

Soraj Hongladarom | Contributor
Chulalongkorn University 

Eleanor Howells | Contributor
University of Leeds

Samuel Keyes | Contributor
University of Warwick

Kate Kirkpatrick | Contributor
University of Hertfordshire

Adam McAllister | Contributor
Nottingham Trent University

Luis de Miranda | Contributor
University of Edinburgh

Holly Morgan | Contributor
University of Oxford

Elly Nowell | Contributor
University College London

Amogha Sahu | Contributor
University of Toronto

Constantine Sandis | Contributor
Oxford Brookes University

Mike Sutton | Contributor
University of Edinburgh

Steven Umbrello | Contributor
University of Toronto

Evan Warfel | Contributor
University of California, Berkeley

Budimir Zdravkovic | Contributor
City College of New York