Dr Tristan Moyle

Senior Lecturer, Philosophy

Faculty:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

School:Humanities and Social Sciences

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Philosophy

Research Supervision:Yes


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Research interests

Tristan is interested in the philosophy of animal cognition, philosophical botany and, generally, in issues surrounding man’s place in nature. He is also interested in Ancient and post-Kantian European philosophy, moral psychology, and debates within metaphilosophy. He is willing to supervise postgraduate research in any of these areas.


  • ‘Ancient Philosophy’ (Autumn)
  • ‘Reason and Religious Belief’ (Autumn)
  • ‘Metaethics’ (Autumn)
  • ‘Thought’ (Spring)
  • ‘Current Topics in Ethics’ (Spring)
  • ‘Existence and Authenticity’ (Spring)
  • ‘The Empiricists’ (Spring)

Selected recent publications


Heidegger’s Transcendental Aesthetic (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005).

Chapters in books

“Later Heidegger’s Naturalism”, ed. T. Kiesel, Paths in Later Heidegger’s Thought (Indiana University Press, forthcoming).

Journal articles

“Heidegger’s Transcendental Empiricism” (2016), International Journal of Philosophical Studies, pp.1-22.

“Heidegger’s Philosophical Botany” (2016), Continental Philosophy Review, pp.1-18.

“Re-Enchanting Nature: Human and Animal Life in Later Merleau-Ponty” (2007), Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, Vol. 38, No.2, pp. 164-180.

Book reviews

“Darwinian Days”, on T. Lewens’ Darwin, Philosophers’ Magazine (Issue 38, 2nd quarter 2007).

“Down to Earth”, on D. Cooper’s Philosophy of Gardens, Philosophers’ Magazine (Issue 36, 4th quarter 2006).