The Aristotelian Society

The Aristotelian Society

est. 1880

PresidenT-Elect – 2018 | 2019


Jo Wolff | Executive Committee Member of the Aristotelian Society | Philosophy in London Since 1880

Jo Wolff (Oxford)

Jonathan Wolff is the Blavatnik Chair in Public Policy in association with Wolfson College. He was formerly Professor of Philosophy and Dean of Arts and Humanities at UCL. Much of his work concerns questions of equality, disadvantage and social justice, including applied topics such as public safety, disability, risk, gambling, recreational drugs and health, which he has discussed in his books Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry (Routledge 2011) and The Human Right to Health (Norton 2012). His An Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Readings in Moral Philosophy will be published by W.W. Norton in 2018. Currently he is working on social equality and poverty. Earlier works include Disadvantage (OUP 2007), with Avner de-Shalit; An Introduction to Political Philosophy (OUP, 1996, third edition 2016); Why Read Marx Today? (OUP 2002); and Robert Nozick (Polity 1991).  He has been a member of the Nuffield Council of Bioethics, the Academy of Medical Science working party on Drug Futures, the Gambling Review Body and the Homicide Review Group.. He writes a regular column on higher education for the Guardian.

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