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Cognate faculty

There are many philosophers or colleagues with strong philosophical interests based in other King’s departments and faculties. Our links are particularly strong with political and legal philosophers based in the Dickson Poon School of Law, with philosophers of psychology based in the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience and in the Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine, and with philosophers of religion based in the Department of Theology & Religious Studies. This list of our cognate faculty provides an insight into the breadth of philosophy research taking place throughout King’s in other departments:

Dr Clare Carlisle, Department of Theology & Religious Studies
Research interests - Kierkegaard, Spinoza, European philosophy and its history, philosophy of religion, concepts of habit and practice, the interface between philosophy and theology

Dr Christopher Hamilton, Department of Theology & Religious Studies
Research interests - relationship between philosophy and literature, nature of good and evil, philosophy of middle age

Professor Sarah Cooper, Department of Film Studies
Research interests – film theory and continental philosophy, ethics and film, modern critical theory, French cinema

Professor Patrick ffrench, Department of French
Research interests - Twentieth-century French and Francophone Literature, Literary and Critical Theory, work of Georges Bataille, Literature and Cinema

Professor Michael Silk, Department of Classics
Research interests - tragedy and comedy in theory and practice, Greek poetry and drama, literary theory

Professor Michael Trapp, Department of Classics
Research interests - Greek literature and thought, philosophy as an institution in the ancient world, depiction and use of Socrates in antiquity and since

Professor Martin Stokes, Department of Music
Research interests - ethnomusicology and anthropology of music, Middle Eastern and European popular music and culture, social and cultural theory

Professor Derek Bolton, Department of Psychology  
Research interests - anxiety disorders, particularly obsessive compulsive disorder in children

Professor Alan Cribb, Department of Education & Professional Studies
Research interests - applied philosophy and health policy, health care ethics, health promotion, psychosocial oncology, health economics, higher education and medical education

Dr Adrian Blau, Department of Political Economy
Research interests - democratic theory and practice, deliberative democracy, deliberative policy-making, electoral systems, corruption, history of political thought

Dr Robin Douglass, Department of Political Economy
Research interests - history of modern political thought, contemporary political philosophy

Dr Adam Tebble, Department of Political Economy
Research interests - contemporary liberal political theory, social justice, the politics of culture and identity, and the idea of public communication

Dr Silvia Camporesi, Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine
Research interests - application of genetic technologies in reproduction, biomedical technologies applied for human enhancement, ethics and philosophy of sport

Professor Allen Buchanan, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - Political Philosophy, Philosophy of International Law, and Bioethics

Professor Jonathan Glover, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests – medical ethics, psychiatric ethics, global ethics

Dr Ori Herstein, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - legal philosophy, private law theory, historic and intergenerational justice, rights, responsibility, feminism, equity

Dr Christoph Kletzer, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - legal, moral and political philosophy, German idealism

Professor Timothy Macklem, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - philosophical foundations of fundamental political rights and freedoms, legal and moral philosophy, human rights

Professor Raymond Plant, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - legal and political philosophy, jurisprudence, aspects of public law

Professor Joseph Raz, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - legal, moral and political philosophy, theories of normativity and rationality

Dr Massimo Renzo, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - legal and political philosophy

Dr Irit Samet, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - theory of private law, interface between moral theory and the law of Equity

Professor Rosamund Scott, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - medical law and ethics, reproductive ethics

Dr John Stanton-Ife, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - criminal law, jurisprudence, moral philosophy

 

Professor John Tasioulas, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - philosophy of human rights, philosophy of crime and punishment, philosophy of international law, ethical questions in biomedical clinical practice

Pat Walsh, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - medical ethics, social justice, political philosophy, global ethics, epistemology

Professor Leif Wenar, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - international issues, rights, justice

Dr Lorenzo Zucca, Dickson Poon School of Law
Research interests - jurisprudence, constitutional theory, EU constitutional law, fundamental rights

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