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Mr Matthew James Collier

Matthew read for the MA in Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen, whereat he finished top of his class, and thereafter read for the BPhil at Oriel. When reading for the BPhil, Matthew worked under the aegis of Professor Brian Leftow, from whom he gained much philosophical and theological inspiration. Matthew is conducting his doctoral studies under the excellent supervision of Professor Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra, and is working on themes concerning the conjunction of modal realism and traditional theism.

Research Interests

Philosophy of Religion, Philosophical Theology (contemporary and Medieval), Metaphysics, and Modal Metaphysics.


Collier, M. J., 2018. God’s Necessity on Anselmian Theistic Genuine Modal Realism. Sophia. 1-18.

Collier, M. J., 2018. Against the Fundamental‐Reading of Anselm’s Account of Omnipresence. Heythrop Journal. 1-11.

Collier, M. J., Forthcoming. Anselm’s Account of Freedom and De casu diaboli. Heythrop Journal.