Staff

Ethics of Powerlessness

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).

Academic Staff in the Department

Academic Staff

Fellow

Visiting Fellows

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Postgraduate study

Postgraduate study

We are internationally recognised as a leading centre of postgraduate study in philosophy, both at Masters and PhD level.

Minicourses

Mini courses

Every year we invite distinguished philosophers from around the world to give minicourses to our students at Essex.

AHRC funding

PhD student in library

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

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.