Dr David Fisher
Areas of interest
ethics and war
Dr. David Fisher is a Teaching Fellow at Kings College, London where he teaches ethics and war. He recently completed his PhD in the Department. He was a senior official in the Ministry of Defence, Foreign Office and Cabinet Office, serving as defence adviser to the Prime Minister and UK Defence Counsellor to NATO. He is co-Chairman of the Council on Christian Approaches to Defence and Disarmament and regularly contributes to books and journals on defence and ethics. He is the author of Morality and the Bomb, written as a research fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. His most recent book - Morality and War - Can War Be Just in the Twenty-First Century?- was awarded the 2012 W.J. Mackenzie prize for the best book of the year in political science.
Morality and War - Can War Be Just in the Twenty-First Century? (Oxford University Press, Feb 2011)
Just War on Terror? co-editor and contributor (Ashgate, 2010)
‘Humanitarian Intervention’ in Reed and Ryall (eds.), Price of Peace (Cambridge University Press, 2007).
‘Can Deterrence Be Just in the Twenty-first Century?’ in Brian Wicker and Hugh Beach (eds.), Britain’s Bomb: What Next? (London: SCM Press, 2006