Mr Alexander Roberts

Alexander Roberts
Leverhulme Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy
Mr
Alexander
Roberts
BA, BPhil, DPhil

I am a Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy at Oriel and a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the Faculty of Philosophy.

In 2019, I completed my DPhil at the University of Oxford under the supervision of Timothy Williamson and James Studd. Afterwards, I spent a year as a lecturer at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge.

I also hold a BPhil in Philosophy from the University of Oxford and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Leeds.

Research interests

My main research interests are in metaphysics and philosophical logic. I am also interested in the philosophy of language and the history of analytic philosophy.

Selected publications

‘Two Morals about a Modal Paradox’, to appear in Synthese. Online first: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-020-02693-1 

‘Relative Necessity and Propositional Quantification’ in Journal of Philosophical Logic.

49: 703-726. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10992-019-09534-8

‘Imprecise Quantification’ in Proceedings of The Aristotelian Society 119 (3): 357-367. https://doi.org/10.1093/arisoc/aoz007

‘Modal Expansionism’ in Journal of Philosophical Logic 48 (6): 1145-1170. https:// doi.org/10.1007/s10992-019-09515-x