About the Journal

Critique is a student-led philosophy journal based within the thriving Durham University Philosophy Society. It offers a platform for articles written by undergraduates and postgraduates within and beyond the Philosophy Department. Previous articles have been written by not only  philosophers, but natural scientists, theologians and physicists. Durham's members of staff have also offered contributions.

The Team: Michaelmas Term 2017 to Easter Term 2018


Clara Senior

Deputy Editor

Clara is a third year undergraduate reading Psychology and Philosophy. Her studies focus on Metaphysics, Logic (formal and philosophical), Philosophy of Mind, and some areas in Philosophy of Science. 

Charlie Smith


Charlie is a fourth-year undergraduate reading single honours Philosophy, returning to Durham after having spent a year at the University of Hong Kong. He is currently working on a Habermasian normative critique of mass surveillance.

Matthew Gibson

Assistant and Web Editor

Matthew is a fourth-year undergraduate reading Philosophy, Politics and Economics and has spent time at Uppsala University, Humboldt Universität and the University of Maribor. He is researching the relationship between Adorno and radical political realist theory.