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About this Fellow

Ethical aspects of speech act theory and social epistemology; metaphysics of properties; history of philosophy, especially Kant; free speech, hate speech and media ethics; feminist perspectives on pornography and objectification

Website: http://cambridge.academia.edu/RaeLangton

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge; Fellow, Newnham College, Cambridge

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