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Ophelia Deroy
Research Fellow, Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Ophelia Deroy is associate director of the Institute of Philosophy and a senior researcher for the Centre for the Study of the Senses, both at the School of Advanced Study at the University of London. 

Written by Ophelia Deroy