Dr Corine Besson is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Sussex. She was awarded her undergraduate degree in Philosophy and French Literature at the University of Geneva, before moving to the University of Oxford for her postgraduate studies, where she was awarded a B.Phil. (2001) and a D.Phil. (2006) in Philosophy.
Before starting at Sussex in 2013, Corine held positions at Oxford and Birkbeck College London. Corine is member of SoNG, the Southern Normativity Group, which is in part based at Sussex, and is also the Director of the Centre for Logic and Language (CeLL) at the Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London
Corine's principal areas of research are epistemology, the philosophy of logic and the philosophy of language. she is also interested in metaphysics and the history of analytic philosophy. Corine's current work focuses mostly on logic and its relation to reasoning - from foundational, normative and epistemological perspectives.