Christopher Bennett

Reader in the Philosophy Department, University of Sheffield

Christopher Bennett is a Reader in the Philosophy Department. His interests are in moral, political and legal philosophy. He also has interests in moral psychology and the history of philosophy. From July 2013 he is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Applied Philosophy.

Selected publications

'Excuses, Justifications and the Normativity of Expressive Behaviour,' Oxford Journal of Legal Studies vol. 32 no. 3 (2012)

'Expressive Punishment and Political Authority,' Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law vol. 8 no. 2 (2011)

The Apology Ritual: A Philosophical Theory of Punishment (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008)

'The Varieties of Retributive Experience,' Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 48 No. 207 (April 2002), pp. 145-163

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in the Philosophy Department, University of Sheffield