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Dr Howard argues that wherever we're from, we basically want the same thing: a world with justice, not injustice and good, not evil. So why is there so much disagreement about moral questions? Dr Howard is Lecturer in Political Philosophy in our Department of Government.

We are one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities. Our award-winning research is helping to address global issues through our combination of cutting-edge research and on-the-ground practice. Our research-intensive community that helps students thrive and produces pioneering research across a huge range of fields.

Why our research is special

  • Our research is addressing big issues that are relevant to today's world from how to feed a booming population to Britain's place in Europe.
  • Our interdisciplinary approach brings together experts from a wide range of backgrounds such as philosophy, law and human rights to find unique solutions to big problems.
  • Our research is recognised for its quality and innovation by awards and accolades including the Regius Professorship in Political Sciences, awarded by the Queen to Professor David Saunders.

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