Academic Staff Directory

Dr Bob Lockie

Senior Lecturer
Job title:
Senior Lecturer
Higher qualifications:


BSc Psychology (Hatfield Polytechnic), MA Philosophy (Sussex University), MPhil Philosophy (Rutgers University), DPhil Philosophy (Sussex University)



Areas of Research Specialisation                                                                                      

Philosophy of Mind, Philosophical Psychology, Conceptual and Theoretical Issues in Psychology, Epistemology, Metaphilosophy, Free Will

Areas of Teaching Competence                                                                                         

History of Psychology, Individual Differences, Research Methods, Ethics

Research and scholarly output:


Bob Lockie is the author of Lockie, R. (forthcoming, January 2018). Free Will and Epistemology: A Defence of the Transcendental Argument for Freedom; London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic. Single-author monograph, ISBN’s  978-1-3500-2904-0;  978-1-3500-2906-4;  978-1-3500-2905-7 (Buy - 35% discount code GLR NH2)


Journal articles

Lockie, R. (2016). Response to Elqayam, Nottelmann, Peels and Vahid on My Paper 'Perspectivism, Deontologism and Epistemic Poverty'. Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 5(3), 21-47.

Lockie, R. (2015) Perspectivism, deontologism and epistemic poverty. Social Epistemology; online first June 2015 DOI 10.1080/02691728.2014.990281

Lockie, R. (2014). Is Philosophy Useless? The Philosophers’ Magazine, 71(4), 24-28. doi: 10.5840/tpm20157197.

Lockie, R. (2014) The Epistemology of neo-Gettier epistemology. South African Journal of Philosophy Vol. 33, Issue 2, April, 247-258.

Lockie, R. (2014) The Regulative and the Theoretical in epistemology. Abstracta 8(1) pp. 3–14, 2014.

Lockie, R. (2014) Three recent Frankfurt cases. Philosophia, Volume 42, Issue 4, pp 1005-1032.

Lockie, B. (2008) Problems for Virtue Theories in Epistemology. Philosophical Studies 138(2); March: 169-191.

Lockie, B. (2006) Response to Anders Tolland’s Iterated Non-Refutation: Robert Lockie on Relativism. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 14(2): 245-254.

Lockie, B. (2004) Knowledge, Provenance and Psychological Explanation. Philosophy 79: 421-433.

Lockie, B. (2004) Transcendental Arguments against Eliminativism. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 54(4): 569-589.

Lockie, B. (2003) Depth Psychology and Self-Deception. Philosophical Psychology 16(1): 127-148.

Lockie, B. (2003) Review of Mele, A: Self-Deception Unmasked. Philosophy 78: 296-300.

Lockie, B. (2003) Relativism and Reflexivity. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 11(3): 319-339.



The Epistemic Transcendental Argument against Determinism’; Linköping University, Sweden, August 2016

Mixed Virtue Epistemology and the Problem of Fundamental Axiological Disunity; Joint Session of the Mind Association & Aristotelian Society, Warwick, July 2015.

The Epistemology of neo-Gettier Epistemology; Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, Bloemfontein, SA, January 2014.

The Methodological and Metaphilosophical Assumptions of the Gettier Tradition in Epistemology; UCD Philosophies of Philosophy Conference, Dublin, June 2013.

Meta-Epistemic Desiderata: Two Arguments for a Stark Distinction; Joint Session of the Mind Association & Aristotelian Society, Stirling, July 2012.

The Epistemic Transcendental Argument against Determinism; 38th Conference on Value Inquiry: Free Will, Responsibility and Science,  Salem State University, Salem, Mass, April 2012.

Prospects for a Transcendental Argument against Determinism; Seventh European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, (ECAP7), Milan, September 2011.

The Indirect Transcendental Argument against Determinism; Joint Session of the Mind Association & Aristotelian Society, Sussex, July 2011.

What Should We Require of an Account in Normative Epistemology? Spanish Society for Analytic Philosophy (SEFA), Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, October 2010.

The Regulative and the Theoretical in Ethics and Epistemology; Episteme Research Group: Justification Revisited Conference, Department of Philosophy, Université de Genève, March 2010.