Colleen Murphy – On Principled Compromises

Event Date: 4 November 2019
Room 22/26
Senate House
University of London
London WC1E 7HU

The Aristotelian Society presents:

Professor Colleen Murphy (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign) – On Principled Compromises

Colleen Murphy is a Professor in the College of Law with courtesy appointments in the Departments of Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she is also Director of the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program. Previously she was an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University, a Laurence S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow at the Princeton University Center for Human Values, and a Visiting Professor at the 4.TU Centre for Ethics in the Netherlands. She works on topics in ethics, political philosophy, and philosophy of law, with a particular focus on transitional justice and the ethical dimensions of risk. She is the author of The Conceptual Foundations of Transitional Justice (Cambridge University Press, 2017), which received the North American Society for Social Philosophy Book Award; A Moral Theory of Political Reconciliation (Cambridge University Press, 2010); as well as more than 50 articles and book chapters. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Journal of Moral Philosophy, and Science and Engineering Ethics. Professor Murphy is a past member of the American Philosophical Association’s (APA) Committee on the Status of Women and current member of the APA Committee on Philosophy and Law.

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