Skip to main content

Dr Michael Lacewing

Dr Michael Lacewing Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7795 4223


I was born and grew up in India. I studied philosophy at the University of Manchester, then Corpus Christi College, College, and then the University of Reading.
Alongside my work at Heythrop, I have been Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology at University College, London since July 2010, teaching on their MSc Theoretical Psychoanalytic Studies. I am currently a member of both the British Philosophical Association’s Executive Committee and the Institute of Philosophy’s management committee.
I have worked with students and teachers of A level philosophy since 2003 – see below.

Current teaching

Further issues in Moral Psychology and Metaethics
Psychoanalysis Assessed
Philosophy of Mind and Psychology
Teaching Philosophy
I also run a weekly seminar for research students in philosophy

Research Interests

There are no topics to display for this user.

Additional Areas of Interest

There are no topics to display for this user.


Show all Publications

Conference Papers

There are no conferences to display for this user.

Other information

I give talks to schools and organize conferences for students and INSET days for teachers of the AS and A2 levels in philosophy and in religious studies. I have written five textbooks, published by Routledge, for the new AQA Philosophy syllabus. The latest is Philosophy for AS: Epistemology and Philosophy of Religion (see the companion website
For further information, or to make a booking for a conference, please visit my website,

My other interests include Philosophy for Children.