I am Head of Philosophy at the University of Glasgow. My main research interests are in political philosophy and ethics, with a particular interest in the nature and value of autonomy. I'm currently writing on various topics in this area, including the nature of responsibility and its role in distributive justice; the moral foundations of the free market; and the conditions of independence and authenticity. I am also pursuing a number of interdisciplinary projects in applied ethics and political philosophy, exploring funding structures for adult education, training and skills for young refugees, and the place of autonomy in palliative and ger…

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