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Horton, Keith Dr

Lecturer

  • Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
  • School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2011 Aid agencies: the epistemic question
    Published in   Journal of Applied Philosophy
    2014 Global ethics: increasing our positive impact
    Published in   Journal of Global Ethics
    2008 Transnational Medical Aid and the Wrongdoing of Others
    Published in   Public Health Ethics
    2012 How academics can help people make better decisions concerning global poverty
    Published in   Ethics and International Affairs
    2015 The authority account of prudential options
    Published in   The Southern Journal of Philosophy
    2010 An appeal to aid specialists
    Published in   Development Policy Review

Research Overview


  • My main research interests are in moral and political philosophy, especially the moral implications of world poverty, global ethics, moral methodology, partial compliance theory, and the demandingness of morality.

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
     
    2015

    Published In
    The Southern Journal of Philosophy
    2014

    Published In
    Journal of Global Ethics
    2014

    Published In
    The Conversation
    2012

    Published In
    Ethics and International Affairs
    2011

    Published In
    Journal of Applied Philosophy
    2011

    Published In
    Utilitas
    2010

    Published In
    Development Policy Review
    2008

    Published In
    Public Health Ethics
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2010

    Published In
    Ethical Questions and International NGOs
    Publisher
    Dordrecht
    2010

    Published In
    Ethical Questions and International NGOs
    Publisher
    Dordrecht
    2010

    Published In
    Ethical Questions and International NGOs
    Publisher
    Dordrecht
    2007

    Published In
    Patriotism: Philosophical and Political Perspectives

Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Moral and political philosophy, especially the moral implications of world poverty, global ethics, global justice, international aid, the demandingness of morality, environmental ethics, moral methodology, and activism and academia.

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Interactionist Moral Character Lutman, Cameron

Outreach Overview


  • I am a co-founder and board member of Academics Stand Against Poverty, a group of scholars and teachers who aim to mobilize the capacities and resources of academia toward the end of eradicating global poverty.

    I am also a co-founder and President of Global Climate Change Week (GCCW), which aims to encourage academic communities - including academics, students, and non-academic staff at universities - in all disciplines and countries to step up their contribution to engage with each other, their communities, and policy makers on climate change. 

Keywords


  • Moral philosophy, political philosophy, poverty, global ethics, global justice, international aid, the demandingness of morality, environmental ethics, moral methodology, activism.

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2011 Aid agencies: the epistemic question
    Published in   Journal of Applied Philosophy
    2014 Global ethics: increasing our positive impact
    Published in   Journal of Global Ethics
    2008 Transnational Medical Aid and the Wrongdoing of Others
    Published in   Public Health Ethics
    2012 How academics can help people make better decisions concerning global poverty
    Published in   Ethics and International Affairs
    2015 The authority account of prudential options
    Published in   The Southern Journal of Philosophy
    2010 An appeal to aid specialists
    Published in   Development Policy Review

Research Overview


  • My main research interests are in moral and political philosophy, especially the moral implications of world poverty, global ethics, moral methodology, partial compliance theory, and the demandingness of morality.

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
     
    2015

    Published In
    The Southern Journal of Philosophy
    2014

    Published In
    Journal of Global Ethics
    2014

    Published In
    The Conversation
    2012

    Published In
    Ethics and International Affairs
    2011

    Published In
    Journal of Applied Philosophy
    2011

    Published In
    Utilitas
    2010

    Published In
    Development Policy Review
    2008

    Published In
    Public Health Ethics
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2010

    Published In
    Ethical Questions and International NGOs
    Publisher
    Dordrecht
    2010

    Published In
    Ethical Questions and International NGOs
    Publisher
    Dordrecht
    2010

    Published In
    Ethical Questions and International NGOs
    Publisher
    Dordrecht
    2007

    Published In
    Patriotism: Philosophical and Political Perspectives

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Moral and political philosophy, especially the moral implications of world poverty, global ethics, global justice, international aid, the demandingness of morality, environmental ethics, moral methodology, and activism and academia.

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Interactionist Moral Character Lutman, Cameron

Outreach Overview


  • I am a co-founder and board member of Academics Stand Against Poverty, a group of scholars and teachers who aim to mobilize the capacities and resources of academia toward the end of eradicating global poverty.

    I am also a co-founder and President of Global Climate Change Week (GCCW), which aims to encourage academic communities - including academics, students, and non-academic staff at universities - in all disciplines and countries to step up their contribution to engage with each other, their communities, and policy makers on climate change. 

Keywords


  • Moral philosophy, political philosophy, poverty, global ethics, global justice, international aid, the demandingness of morality, environmental ethics, moral methodology, activism.
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