Zachary Swindlehurst

Zachary Swindlehurst

Position: Current PhD Student

School: School of Philosophy


Location: Level 6, RSSS Building, 146 Ellery Crescent


MA, BA (Hons)

Personal website:

Thesis title: What is Inference? 2024

I started my PhD in the School of Philosophy in February 2020. I work on the nature of reasoning and inference, mental agency, and the ethics of belief.

Epistemology, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of action.

“Blind Rule-Following and the Regress of Motivations.” Inquiry: An interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy. 2020.

“The Knowledge Norm of Belief.” Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 9 (1): 43-50. 2020.

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