13Penal Disenfranchisement and Equality of StatusJournal of Applied Philosophy 38 (3): 401-414. 2021.
17Esteem, Social Norms and Status InequalityEthical Theory and Moral Practice 24 (4): 901-915. 2021.When we appraise others as talented or virtuous, we esteem them: we register admiration of their traits and virtues. It is generally believed that, unless they involve a violation of respect, distributions of esteem are not a concern from the point of view of justice. In this paper, I want to dispute this commonly-held view. I will argue that attributions of esteem can become problematic when a particular trait becomes such a uniquely relevant source of social esteem in a community that its abse…Read more
12Criminal Blame, Exclusion and Moral DialogueCriminal Law and Philosophy 15 (2): 223-235. 2021.In her recent book The Limits of Blame, Erin Kelly argues that we should rethink the nature of punishment because delivering blame is, contrary to the widely held view, not among the justifiable aims of a criminal justice system. In this paper, firstly, I discuss her case against criminal blame. Kelly argues that the emphasis on blame in the criminal justice system and in public discourse is one of the main causes of the stigma and exclusion faced by those convicted for a crime. This claim might…Read more
30Penal Disenfranchisement and Equality of StatusJournal of Applied Philosophy 38 (3): 401-414. 2019.
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King's College London
Areas of Specialization
|Social and Political Philosophy|