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Dr Todd Karhu

Lecturer in Philosophy

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Biography

Todd Karhu is a Lecturer in Philosophy at at The Dickson Poon School of Law.

Before joining the College in 2022, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University. He received his PhD in Philosophy from the London School of Economics. He also holds a BA from University College Maastricht and an MPhil from the University of Oxford.

Research interests

  • The ethics of harm and compensation, especially as it connects to the moral foundations of tort law.
  • The ethics, law, and politics of emerging technology.
  • The ethics of killing, especially as it connects to philosophical questions about the nature of death and personhood. 

Teaching

Jurisprudence and Legal Theory

    Events

    06Marpractical-agency-valentini-2

    KJuris: Laura Valentini 'On Our Standing to Claim'

    The YTL Centre is delighted to welcome Professor Valentini to deliver the sixth and final event of the 2023-24 KJuris Programme.

    14Febkjuris-vredenburgh-2

    KJuris: Kate Vredenburgh 'The Limits of Explainability for Reducing Algorithmic Discrimination'

    The YTL Centre is delighted to welcome Dr Vredenburgh to deliver the fifth event of the 2023-24 KJuris Programme

    Please note: this event has passed.

    07FebKJuris Hershovitz 2

    KJuris: Scott Hershovitz 'The Blame Game'

    The YTL Centre is delighted to welcome Prof. Hershovitz to deliver the fifth event in the 2023-24 KJuris Series

    Please note: this event has passed.

    13DecKJuris Katz Thumbnail 2

    KJuris: Larissa Katz 'Property Within Borders'

    The YTL Centre is delighted to welcome Prof. Katz to deliver the fourth event in the 2023-24 KJuris Series

    Please note: this event has passed.

    06DecKJuris Pavlakos 2

    KJuris: George Pavlakos 'The Possibility of Radical non-Positivism and Kantian Independence'

    The YTL Centre is delighted to welcome Prof. Pavlakos to deliver the third event in the 2023-24 KJuris Series

    Please note: this event has passed.

    27SepKJuris:Schroeder thumbnail

    KJuris: Mark Schroeder 'Tipping Points: Abuse & Transformative Self-Discovery'

    The YTL Centre is delighted to welcome Prof. Schroeder to deliver the first event in the 2023-24 KJuris Series

    Please note: this event has passed.

      Events

      06Marpractical-agency-valentini-2

      KJuris: Laura Valentini 'On Our Standing to Claim'

      The YTL Centre is delighted to welcome Professor Valentini to deliver the sixth and final event of the 2023-24 KJuris Programme.

      14Febkjuris-vredenburgh-2

      KJuris: Kate Vredenburgh 'The Limits of Explainability for Reducing Algorithmic Discrimination'

      The YTL Centre is delighted to welcome Dr Vredenburgh to deliver the fifth event of the 2023-24 KJuris Programme

      Please note: this event has passed.

      07FebKJuris Hershovitz 2

      KJuris: Scott Hershovitz 'The Blame Game'

      The YTL Centre is delighted to welcome Prof. Hershovitz to deliver the fifth event in the 2023-24 KJuris Series

      Please note: this event has passed.

      13DecKJuris Katz Thumbnail 2

      KJuris: Larissa Katz 'Property Within Borders'

      The YTL Centre is delighted to welcome Prof. Katz to deliver the fourth event in the 2023-24 KJuris Series

      Please note: this event has passed.

      06DecKJuris Pavlakos 2

      KJuris: George Pavlakos 'The Possibility of Radical non-Positivism and Kantian Independence'

      The YTL Centre is delighted to welcome Prof. Pavlakos to deliver the third event in the 2023-24 KJuris Series

      Please note: this event has passed.

      27SepKJuris:Schroeder thumbnail

      KJuris: Mark Schroeder 'Tipping Points: Abuse & Transformative Self-Discovery'

      The YTL Centre is delighted to welcome Prof. Schroeder to deliver the first event in the 2023-24 KJuris Series

      Please note: this event has passed.