New Appointment: Dr Benjamin Ferguson
We are delighted to announce that Dr Benjamin Ferguson has been appointed as Assistant Professor in PPE and will join the Philosophy Department in October 2019.
Dr Ferguson was previously Assistant Professor of Ethics and PPE Co-ordinator at Vrije University, Amsterdam. Prior to that, he was a lecturer in Political Philosophy at the University of Bayreuth, where he taught courses in the Philosophy and Economics programme.
Ben Ferguson's research is focused on moral and political philosophy and, in particular, the ethics of market-based interactions such as exploitation and fraud. He has written extensively on love, moral reasons, and moral worth. He is currently three years into a four year 'Veni' grant on the topic of fair transactions, provided by the Dutch Research Council (NWO).