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Christopher Bennett

Professor in the Philosophy Department, University of Sheffield

Christopher Bennett is a Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of Sheffield. His interests are in moral, political and legal philosophy. He also has interests in moral psychology and the history of philosophy. From 2013-2018 he was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Applied Philosophy.

Selected publications

‘How and Why to Express the Emotions: A Taxonomy of Emotional Expression With Historical Illustrations,’ Metaphilosophy 52 (October 2021), pp. 513-529

‘Complicity and Normative Control,’ The Monist 104 (2021), pp. 182-194

‘The Authority of Moral Oversight: On the Legitimacy of Criminal Law,’ Legal Theory 25 (2019), pp. 153-177

‘The Alteration Thesis: Forgiveness as a Normative Power,’ Philosophy and Public Affairs 46 (2018), pp. 207-233


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