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Professor Matthew Kramer FBA

Political, moral, and legal philosophy: deontological ethics; justice; moral realism as a moral doctrine; legal positivism and legal objectivity; rights and freedom
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About this Fellow

Matthew H. Kramer is Professor of Legal & Political Philosophy at Cambridge University and a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge. He is the Director of the Cambridge Forum for Legal & Political Philosophy. He is the author of 16 books and the co-editor of four additional books. His work covers many areas of political, moral, and legal philosophy. His most recently published book is H.L.A. Hart: The Nature of Law (Polity Press, 2018).



Current post

  • Professor of Legal and Political Philosophy, University of Cambridge; Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge


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