Chair: Professor Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen MA, D.Phil
Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen is professor of political theory at University of Aarhus, Denmark. His work focuses on equality, responsibility, and deontology. For some years he has been working on philosophical aspects of discrimination. Recent publications include:
- 'Luck-Egalitarianism: Faults and Collective Choice', Economics and Philosophy 27.2, (2011), 151-173.
- '"We are all different": Statistical discrimination and the right to be treated as an individual', Journal of Ethics 15.1-2 (2011), 47-59.
- 'Vote Buying and Election Promises: Should Democrats Care About the Difference?', Journal of Political Philosophy 18 (2010), 1-20.
- 'Scanlon on the Doctrine of Double Effect', Social Theory and Practice 36.4 (2010), 541-564
- 'Inequality, Incentives, and the Interpersonal Test', in Justice, Equality and Constructivism: Essays on G. A. Cohen's Rescuing Justice and Equality. by Brian Feltham (ed.) (Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), 55-73.
- 'Kamm on Inviolability and Agent-Relative Restrictions', Res Publica 15.2 (2009),165-178.
- 'Against Self-Ownership: There Are No Fact-Insensitive Ownership Rights over One's Body', Philosophy and Public Affairs 36.1 (2008), 86-118.
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Hon. Secretary: Dr Kimberley Brownlee BA, MPhil, DPhil
Kimberley Brownlee is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Warwick. She specializes in moral, political, and legal philosophy. Her most recent publications in the area of practical philosophy include:
- 'Moral Aspirations and Ideals', Utilitas 22: 3, (2010), 241-257.
- 'Reasons and Ideals', Philosophical Studies 151: 3 (2010), 433-444.
- 'Retributive, Restorative, and Ritualistic Justice', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 30: 2, (2010), 385-397.
- 'Responsibilities of Criminal Justice Officials', Journal of Applied Philosophy 27: 2, (2010), 123-139.
- Disability and Disadvantage (with A Cureton, eds.) (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009).
- 'Penalizing Public Disobedience', Ethics 118 (July 2008), 711-716.
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Hon. Treasurer: Dr Garrath Williams BA, MA, PhD
Garrath Williams is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Lancaster University's Department of Politics, Philosophy & Religion. Recent publications in applied philosophy include:
- 'Children as means and ends in large-scale research,' Bioethics, in press.
- '"Who are we to judge?" - on the proportionment of happiness to virtue,' Philosophy, 85:1 (2010), 47-66
- 'Dangerous victims: On some political dangers of vicarious claims to victimhood,' Distinktion - Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory (special issue on 'Violence and conflict'), 17 (2008), 77-95
- 'Responsibility as a virtue,' Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 11:4 (2008), 455-470
Garrath is also Principal Investigator at Lancaster University for two European projects on childhood obesity, IDEFICS (2006-2012) and I. Family (2012-), both coordinated by the Bremen Institute for Prevention Research and Social Medicine.
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Dr Suzanne Uniacke BA, MA, PhD
Suzanne Uniacke, Reader in Applied Ethics at the University of Hull, is Editor of the Journal of Applied Philosophy. Her most recent publications in the area of applied philosophy include:
- ‘Self-Defense’, in the International Encyclopedia of Ethics (ed.) Hugh LaFollette (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013 (in press))
- ‘Respect for Autonomy in Medical Ethics’, in D. Archard, M. Deveaux et al. (eds.), Reading Onora O’Neill (London: Routledge,) (in press)
- ‘Double Effect and Dual Use’, in Michael Selgelid and Brian Rappert (eds.) On the Dual Uses of Science and Ethics (Canberra: Australian National University Press) (in press)
- ‘Proportionality and Self-Defense’, Law and Philosophy 30, 3 (2011): 253-272.
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Executive Committee Members
Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (Aarhus)
Kimberley Brownlee (Warwick)
Garrath Williams (Lancaster)
Tom Sorell (Birmingham)
Zofia Stemplowska (Warwick)
Christopher Megone (Leeds)
Rosamund Scott (King's College, London)
Helen Frowe (Kent)
Thomas Douglas (Oxford)
Jonathan Cameron (Aberdeen) [Society Administrator]
Suzanne Uniacke (Hull) [Editor, Journal of Applied Philosophy]
Hugh LaFollette (University of South Florida St. Petersburg) [North American representative]
Ingmar Persson (Gothenberg) [European representative]