Dr Joe Saunders

Dr Joe Saunders

Teaching Fellow and Online Learning Specialist

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Summary: Joe works on ethics and agency in Kant and the post-Kantian tradition. He divides his time at the centre between teaching applied ethics, and helping with e-learning.

Overview

Joe's research primarily focuses on ethics and agency in Kant and the post-Kantian tradition. He is currently working on several books: a new edition of the Groundwork with Robert Stern and Chris Bennett; a collection on media ethics with Carl Fox; and a book on well-being and economics with Paul Dalziel and his mum! Other interests include meta-ethics, and the philosophy of love. 

Background

Joe completed a PhD at the University of Sheffield, attempting a defence of Kant's Groundwork III. Before that, he undertook a BA and MA in Philosophy at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.

Publications

Books:

  • Media Ethics, Free Speech, and the Requirements of Democracy, co-edited with Carl Fox, (Routledge, 2018).
  • Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, co-edited and translated with Robert Stern and Chris Bennett (Oxford University Press, 2018).

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