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Alfred Landecker Professor of Values and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.

Born 1959
BA (UCL) 1983
MPhil (UCL) 1985

Harkness Fellow Harvard University 1985-6
Lecturer in Philosophy UCL 1986
Senior Lecturer 1994
Reader 1996
Head of Department 1997-2008
Professor 2000-2016
Dean Faculty of Arts and Humanities 2012-2016
Blavatnik Professor of Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. 2016-2020


Fellow: Royal Society of Arts (2014 -)

President: Aristotelian Society (2018-19)

Invited Member, Board of Science: British Medical Association (2014-5)

Trustee: Responsible Gambling Trust (2003-9, 2012-17)

Member: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Ethics Committee (2012-14)

Member: Homicide Review Group (2005-8, 2011-14)

Member: Nuffield Council on Bioethics (2008-2014)

Director: UCL Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health (2008-12)

Member: Advisory Council Demos (2009-11)

Joint Series Editor (with Tim Crane) Routledge Philosophy Guidebooks (1992-2011)

Member:  Brain Science, Addiction and Drugs Working Group, Academy of Medical Sciences (2006-8)

Secretary: British Philosophical Association (2003-7)

Honorary Secretary: Aristotelian Society (2000-7)

Member: Nuffield Council Working Party on Research Involving Animals (2004-5)

Member: Gambling Review Body (2000-2001)

Editor: Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society (1994-2000)

Founding Director: Philosophy Programme in the University of London School of Advanced Study (1995-1998)