Dr Matt Bennett

Senior Research Officer
School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Dr Matt Bennett



  • PhD University of Essex, (2013)


Other academic

  • Lecturer in Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge (1/10/2018 - 30/9/2020)

  • Senior Research Officer - Competition and Competitiveness, School of Philosophy and Art History, University of Essex (1/10/2020 - present)


Journal articles (7)

Bennett, M., (2023). Trusting groups. Philosophical Psychology, 1-20

Bennett, M., (2022). Judging Expert Trustworthiness: the difference between believing and following the science. Social Epistemology. 36 (5), 550-560

Bennett, M., (2021). Demoralising Trust. Ethics. 131 (3), 511-538

Bennett, M., (2020). Should I Do as I’m Told? Trust, Experts, and COVID-19. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal. 30 (3-4), 243-263

Bennett, M., (2018). Blameless Guilt: The Case of Carer Guilt and Chronic and Terminal Illness. International Journal of Philosophical Studies. 26 (1), 72-89

Bennett, M., (2018). Giving myself a law nietzsche, self-respect, and the problem with kant's universalism. Iride. 31 (84), 221-243

Bennett, M., (2017). ‘Pain Always Asks for a Cause’: Nietzsche and Explanation. European Journal of Philosophy. 25 (4), 1550-1568

Grants and funding


Creating a 'Common Value' Business Model

University of Essex (ESRC IAA)