Ethics of Powerlessness
The Ethics of Powerlessness project aims to clarify ethical challenges of experiences of powerlessness, especially in palliative and end-of-life care situations,
and is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
We offer degrees in both
philosophy and art history at
undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including opportunities
to explore interdisciplinary themes across the two areas, and
to study them in combination with other subjects.
Our School has an excellent record for student satisfaction and
strong research expertise in phenomenology, critical theory,
medical humanities and classical German philosophy, as well as
renaissance studies, eighteenth- and nineteenth-century art,
modern and contemporary art, curatorial studies and art from
Why study with us?
Apply for a PhD studentship for your doctoral study funded by the
Consortium for Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Essex Autonomy Project
The Essex Autonomy Project aims to clarify the idea of self-determination as a guide for policy makers and frontline professionals dealing with the complexities of vulnerable
individuals and their capacity to make decisions for themselves.