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 19 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 Rights and Right-Holding (Oxford University Press, 2024).

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University of Cambridge Professor of Legal and Political Philosophy

Churchill College, Cambridge Fellow

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