BA Philosophy (distinction), Birkbeck College, supervisor Prof. Anthony Price.

MA in Political, Legal and Economic Philosophy (distinction), University of Bern, Switzerland, supervisor Dr. Dominic Roser.

BPhil, University of Oxford, supervised by Prof. Terry Irwin.

current: AHRC-funded PhD in Ancient Philosophy, University of St Andrews, supervisor Prof. Sarah Broadie.


British Society for the History of Philosophy Graduate Essay Prize (2018).

Cyril Joad Award for outstanding performance in BA finals (2012).

Her full academic cv can be found here.


Presentations include:

“Aristotle on concepts and first principles’:

  • NAAP, Nottingham, March 2018

“Adriaen Koerbagh: radicaal Spinozist in Culemborg”:

  • De Roos van Culemborg, January 2018

“Aristotle’s nous: a purely potential actuality”:

  • Postgraduate Session of the Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association, Edinburgh, 2017

Function as Essences: An Aristotelian Analysis of Aesthetic Artefacts‘:

An Eternal Part of the Body? Spinoza on Human Existence Beyond Life and Death‘:

Reconsidering Spinoza’s Rationalism‘:

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In her final year of her BA Hannah published a paper on Spinoza’s conception of human freedom in Stance.

She presented this paper at the 2012 Liverpool Undergraduate Philosophy Conference.

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