Our research

The Department convenes the Department of Philosophy Research Seminars series, which offers a friendly environment for academics, visitors and postgraduate and doctoral researchers to present their work. 

Every November, the Department organises its annual Engaging the Contemporary international conference.

The research interests of our academic members of staff

Rev. Dr John Avellino 
Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Perception; Modern Philosophy.

Dr MaryAnn Cassar
Informal Logic; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Laughter and Laughter-Provocation.

Dr Jean-Paul De Lucca
Renaissance and Early Modern Philosophy and Intellectual History; Political Philosophy; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of History.

Prof. Joe Friggieri
Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language; Aesthetics; Political Theory; History of Philosophy.

Prof. Claude Mangion
Contemporary Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Communication; Cultural Theory.

Rev. Dr Mark Sultana
Metaphysics; Philosophy of Religion; Analytic Philosophy.

Prof. Michael Zammit
Advaita Vedanta; The Sanskrit Vyakarana; Ancient and Renaissance Philosophy; Music and Poetry.

https://www.um.edu.mt/arts/philosophy/ourresearch