Dr Michael Wilde was appointed Lecturer in Philosophy in June 2018. In September 2019 he was appointed as Director of Recruitment and Admissions for the Department of Philosophy.
Michael works mainly in epistemology and the philosophy of science. His recent research develops a theory of evidence to help understand how causal claims are established in medicine. His recent co-authored book is Evaluating Evidence of Mechanisms in Medicine (Springer, 2018).
Michael teaches medical methodology, the philosophy of probability and causality, the theory of evidence, and the philosophy of language. He is currently supervising postgraduate work on epistemology and the philosophy of medicine.