UCL Philosophy


Dr Rory Madden

Associate Professor

Dept of Philosophy

Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Joined UCL
25th Sep 2006

Research summary

I am interested in the philosophy of mind and metaphysics.  My work to date has focused on self-consciousness and personal identity.

Teaching summary

I have taught undergraduate modules in metaphysics, epistemology, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of religion.  At the graduate level I have convened seminars on personal identity, self-reference, and the metaphysics of material objects.


University of Oxford
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2007
University of Oxford
First Degree, Bachelor of Philosophy | 2002
University of Oxford
First Degree, Bachelor of Arts | 2000


I took up my position as a permanent lecturer in the Dept of Philosophy at UCL in 2008. I received my D.Phil. in Philosophy from The University of Oxford in 2007.  Prior to that I completed a B.Phil. in Philosophy and a BA in Physics & Philosophy, also at Oxford.

I am currently Departmental Graduate Tutor.  Next year I will become Executive Director of the Aristotelian Society.