Rosalind Worsdale

EAP Project Officer
School of Philosophy and Art History
 Rosalind Worsdale



Post-structuralist theories of the subject; the idea of 'invisible suffering'. I am President of the Essex Society for Women in Philosophy (SWIP) Group


  • BA Philosophy and Politics

  • MA Ethics

  • Politics and Philosophy

  • both Essex

Research and professional activities


Towards an ontology of the subject for a radical feminist critique of sexual objectification

How can we formulate a critique of sexual objectification when the practices which constitute the phenomenon are largely sustained by women themselves? What considerations should we give the notions of agency, freedom, power, subjection and ideology when seeking such a critique? My thesis aims to answer these questions, incorporating insights from feminist theory, post-structuralism and contemporary critical theory in an effort to arrive at a satisfactory feminist critique of sexual objectifi

Research interests

Feminist theory

the relationship between feminism and philosophy

political philosophy

Critical Theory

post-structuralist theories of the subject

and the ideas of suffering

emancipation and critique.



Colchester Campus

Working pattern:

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