Angela Grünberg

Grunberg160Research degree

PhD in Philosophy

Thesis title or research topic

Through the Russellian looking glass: a new look at Response Dependence

Paragraph or two about the scope of your research

My thesis asks whether the relationship of our minds to the world might be such as to vindicate a form of epistemological direct realism as advanced by recent Russellian philosophers such Keith Hossack.


Dr Dominic Gregory
Professor Rob Hopkins

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Brief personal biography

I am originally from Germany, but have spent most of my adult life in the UK, working (in the Law), and before that studying (Oxford, London).

Academic background 

  • BA (Hons) Politics with Economics and Philosophy, London
  • MA in Philosophy, Birkbeck, London
  • DPhil in Modern History, Oxford
  • CPE, Inns of Court School of Law, professional qualification as a barrister

Previous employment

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringe, barrister's chambers.

Your research interests

  • Epistemology
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Music


  • 'Saying and Doing' in European Journal of Philosophy (2011)
  • 'Der deutsche Klang' in Kulturaustausch (2010).


• On proper names in Goettingen, organised by Dr. Textor of King's College, London (August 2011).

Funding awards / grants

Max Planck Gesellschaft.

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