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

Elected 2014

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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 17 books and the co-editor of four additional books. His work is celebrated in a lengthy festschrift – Without Trimmings: The Legal, Political, and Moral Philosophy of Matthew Kramer – published in early 2022 by the Oxford University Press. His work covers many areas of political, moral, and legal philosophy. His most recently published book is Freedom of Expression as Self-Restraint (Oxford University Press, 2021).

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University of Cambridge Professor of Legal and Political Philosophy

Churchill College, Cambridge Fellow

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