Welcome to my website. I am based in Glasgow, Scotland, where I am Lecturer in Education at the University of Strathclyde.

To contact me, email: philip.tonner@strath.ac.uk

I am also on LinkedIn and Academia.edu.


Summary C.V.


2016 – DPhil, Anthropology/Archaeology, The University of Oxford.

2006 – PGDE in Education, The University of Strathclyde.

2006 – PhD, Philosophy, The University of Glasgow.

2003 – MA in Continental Philosophy, The University of Warwick.

2001 – MA (hons) in Philosophy, The University of Glasgow.

Some relevant positions

2014-2017 Head of Philosophy and Religion & Director of the Hutchesons’ Centre for Research, Hutchesons’ Grammar School.

2013-to date External Verifier for Philosophy (NQ), Marker for Higher Philosophy, The Scottish Qualifications Authority. Nominee Verifier for CfE Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies and Higher Philosophy.

2009-2011 Lecturer, The University of Glasgow (secondment basis from Glasgow Museums) for their MSc, Museums Theory and Practice (now Museums Studies).

2008-2011 Research Support Officer, Research and Major Projects Section, Glasgow Museums.

2008 Teaching Assistant, Department of Philosophy, University of Stirling. Course: Metaphysics and Morality.

2007-2011 Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Arts, Open University. Courses: Islam in the west: the politics of co-existence; The Arts Past and Present and Philosophy and the Human Situation.

2002-2008 Tutor, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Internal Examiner, Department of Philosophy, University of Glasgow. Courses: Morality, Politics and Authenticity (2003-2004, 2007); Right and Wrong, (2003-2004, 2008); Philosophy of Religion, (2003); Sense and Reason, (2003); Introduction to Moral Philosophy, (2002-03).


Tonner, P 2 (2)Receiving my DPhil from Professor Michie at Kellogg College, University of Oxford, on the 5th of March 2016.