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Mat Coakley

Teaching Fellow in Philosophy and the Department's Senior Tutor 2018-19.

m.coakley@warwick.ac.uk

Office: S2.58

**Note in week 10 my regular A&F will be Tuesday 12-1pm (just turn up, no pre-booking necessary), 1-2pm (slots booked 48 hours in advance)**

Advice & Feedback: Normally Tuesdays 4-5pm (just turn up, no booking necessary), Tuesdays 1-2pm (specific slots booked by email at least 48 hours in advance). Any changes to A&F will always be posted on this page so please do check here before coming.

(There's no A&Fs in reading week)

Personal academic webpage here

Research Interests

I work in political philosophy and ethics, with interests in normative economics and epistemology. My PhD was from New York University and I've previously also taught at the LSE.

Selected publications

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"Hempel, Grue and the Logical Empiricist Baseline". 2018, Erkenntnis 

"Motivation Ethics" (book), 2017 Bloomsbury Academic

"Classifying States: Instrumental rhetoric or a compelling normative theory?". 2017, Ethics and Global Politics. (with P. Maffettone)

"Interpersonal Comparisons of the Good: Epistemic not Impossible". 2016 Utilitas

“Markets on the Margin: Sweatshops” (chapter) in “Politics, Philosophy & Economics: The Key Readings” 2015 Oxford University Press, Eds Anomaly, Brennan, Munger, Sayre-McCord (with M Kates, based on Coakley & Kates 2013).

"The Ethical and Economic Case for Sweatshop Regulation" 2013, Journal of Business Ethics, (with M Kates).

"On the Value of Political Legitimacy" 2011, Politics, Philosophy & Economics