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Professor Philip Stratton-Lake

  • Research Division Leader
  • Unit of Assessment Lead
  • Post Graduate Admissions

Areas of interest

Moral Philosophy, including moral realism, axiology, moral epistemology, ethical intuitionism, the ethics of abortion, and Kant's ethics.

Postgraduate supervision

Current supervision

  • Desert
  • Aggregation
  • Moral realism
  • Fitting attitudes



  • Reasons, Value and Knowledge
  • Happy, Good, and Meaningful Lives
  • The Morality of Abortion
  • Ethical Intuitionism

Postgraduate MA (postgraduate taught)

  • Moral philosophy widely construed, including applied ethics, normative ethics and meta-ethics.

Professional bodies/affiliations

  • Associate Editor of Kantian Review;
  • Council member of the Royal Institute of Philosophy.

Selected publications

Prof. Stratton-Lake is author of Kant, Duty, and Moral Worth, and is editor of Ethical Intuitionism: Re-evaluations, On what We Owe to Each Other, W. D. Ross's The Right and the Good, and the section on German Idealism in the Edinburgh Encyclopaedia of Continental Philosophy.


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