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Dr Stephen De Wijze - research

Research interests

Specific research interests:

Philosophy and politics focusing on the following areas:

  • The interface between ethical constraints and effective political action, the problem of dirty hands and a political ethic.
  • Anglo-American theories of justice - Rawls, Dworkin, Sandel, Walzer etc.
  • Informal logic and argumentation theory.
  • Democracy - theory and practice.
  • Theories of secular accounts of evil.

Current research projects:

I am currently finishing a manuscript on the problem of 'dirty hands'.

I co-editor the journal Representation (with Andrew Russell)