Baysan, Dr Umut


Umut Baysan

Departmental Lecturer in Philosophy

Academic background

Umut Baysan has been a Departmental Lecturer at the University of Oxford since 2017. He previously worked as a Lecturer and Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Glasgow. His PhD is also from the University of Glasgow.


Undergraduate: Umut Baysan teaches tutorials in General Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, (102) Knowledge & Reality, (103) Ethics, (104) Philosophy of Mind, (125) Philosophy of Cognitive Science, and (128) Practical Ethics, and supervises undergraduate dissertations in these areas. For the Faculty of Philosophy, he has been giving the Practical Ethics lectures (since 2019) and he previously taught the Philosophy of Mind lectures (2017-2019).

Graduate: For the Faculty of Philosophy during the 2022-2023 academic year, Umut Baysan will teach Graduate Classes in Ethics (topic TBC). Previously, he taught Graduate Classes on Metaphysics of Emergence (2019). He also teaches tutorials for MPhil in Philosophical Theology (for the modules Philosophy of Mind & Action and Metaphysics & Epistemology), gives supervisions for BPhil in Philosophy, and has acted as 2nd supervisor for DPhil in Philosophy.

Research interests

Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics

Recent Publications

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