Academic Staff

Dr Lorna Finlayson

Staff positionLecturer in Philosophy
Emailljfinl@essex.ac.uk
Telephone01206 873002
Room6.146
Biography

Lorna took both her BA and PhD in Philosophy at King’s College, Cambridge, where she was then appointed to a four-year junior research fellowship, also acting as an affiliated lecturer at the Faculty of Philosophy.  She is the author of The Political Is Political: conformity and the illusion of dissent in contemporary political philosophy (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015), and An Introduction to Feminism (CUP, forthcoming November 2015). She has interests in political philosophy and its methodology, critical theory and theories of ideology, feminist philosophy, philosophy of social science, and Arabic philosophy. As of September 2015, she is Lecturer in Philosophy at the School of Philosophy and Art History.

Teaching responsibilities

 PY114-4-FY Critical Reasoning and Logical Argument

PY431-5-SP Ancient Philosophy

PY434-5-SU Texts in Practical Philosophy

PY453-6-SP Feminism

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