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Dr. Anthony Booth

Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Sussex

Sussex Profile

Anthony Booth graduated from the University of Durham with a PhD in Philosophy in 2006. He has since worked at the University of Durham, Queen’s University Belfast, Utrecht University (NL), UNAM in Mexico City and the University of Sussex.

Research Areas

Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Ethics and Applied Philosophy



Current Research Projects

The Trusting Banks Project
(Groningen, Netherlands and Cambridge, UK) From November 2013 – November 2017
Dr Booth will be involved in the Trusting Banks project which is a collaboration between Groningen and Cambridge Universities, funded by NWO (Dutch Science Organisation) and led by Prof. de Bruin (Groningen) and Prof. Oliver (Cambridge). More information can be found here

Selected Bibliography
  • (2012) ‘Two reasons why epistemic reasons are not object-given reasons’ Philosophy and Phenomenological Research .
  • (2012) ‘All things considered duties to believe’ Synthese Vol: 187:2. pp. 509-517.
  • (2012) ‘Epistemic justification, rights, and permissibility’ Logos and Episteme: an International Journal of Epistemology Vol: 3:3. pp. 405-411.
  • (2011) ‘Epistemic ought is a commensurable ought’ European Journal of Philosophy.
  • (2011) ‘The theory of epistemic justification and the theory of knowledge: a divorce’ Erkenntnis, Vol: 75:1. pp. 37-43.
  • (2010) ‘Why responsible belief is blameless belief’ The Journal of Philosophy Vol: 107:5. pp. 257-256.
  • (2009) ‘Compatibilism and free belief’ Philosophical Papers Vol: 38:1. pp. 1-12.