What is consent? In this Wireless Philosophy video, Tom Dougherty (University of Cambridge) considers the nature of consent and its relationship to morality, rights, and harm.
What is Consent?
Associate Professor at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
I'm a University Lecturer in the Philosophy Faculty at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Trinity Hall. I'm currently an AHRC Early Career Leadership Fellow. In the 2018-2019 academic year, I will be a Faculty Fellow at the Murphy Institute of the University of Tulane.
I completed my B.A. at Oxford (2004) and my PhD at MIT (2010). I was a post-doctoral scholar at Stanford (2010-2012) and a lecturer at the University of Sydney (2012-2014).
I'm currently writing a book on the ethics of consent and a book on the rational (in)significance of the fact that we act from a temporal perspective. Among other topics, I've also researched the debate over consequentialism, ethical vagueness and female under-representation in philosophy.