Tom Sorell is Professor of Politics and Philosophy at Warwick University, where he directs the Interdisciplinary Ethics Research Group. He previously taught at the Universities of Essex and Birmingham. In 1996-7 he was a Fellow in the Ethics and the Professions programme at Harvard. He was visiting professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2013. Much of his current work is in the philosophy of technology, but he has published widely in many other areas, including the philosophy of finance, epistemology, early modern philosophy, historiography of philosophy and the relation of philosophy to science.