Dr Sonia Roca Royes

Senior Lecturer

Philosophy University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Dr Sonia Roca Royes

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About me

I joined Stirling in September 2007 as an RCUK Academic Fellowship, shortly after having completed my PhD in Barcelona. After 5 years, in 2012, the position turned into a Lectureship and I am now, since August 2015, a Senior Lecturer. 


Towards a non-uniform epistemology of modality

AHRC Leadership Research Fellowship for the project “Towards a non-uniform epistemology of modality”, University of Stirling. (Total value of award: £65,932. Contribution from UK Research Councils: £52, 745.)

Event / Presentation

Conceiving and Knowledge of Essence

The Logic of Conceivability Concference

Modal Scepticism and the limits of Induction

Modal Modelling in Science: Modal Epistemology Meets Philosophy of Science

Concepts and the Epistemology of Essential Truths

VI Issues on the (Im)Possible, Keynote Speaker

Current Issues in the Epistemology Of Modality

ECAP 9 Conference, Panel Speaker

The epistemology of de re modality

XI SIFA Conference, SIFA Young Lecture

Mind Independence and Modal Empiricism.
University of Genoa

Latin Meeting for Analytic Philosophy

External Examiners and Validations

Agentive Modality & The Structure of Modal Knowledge, Felipe Morales-Carbonell
KU Leuven

PhD External Examiner

Edinburgh Learning and Teaching Review
University of Edinburgh

External Learning and Teaching Reviewer for Edinburgh UG Philosophy Programme.

Modal Empiricism Made Difficult, Ylwa Sjölin Wirling
University of Gothenburg

PhD External Examiner

Conceivability and the Epistemology of Modality, Asger Bo Skjerning Steffensen
Aarhus University

PhD External Examiner

Modal Thought And Modal Knowledge, Paul Adrian Ramshaw
University of Leeds

PhD External Examiner