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People Professor Neil Levy

Associate, Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease


Research Associate

Neil Levy is deputy director of the Oxford Centre for Neurotics and Professor of Philosophy at Macquarie University, Sydney. He isthe author of more than a hundred articles in refereed journals, on topics ranging from free will to cognitive science to applied ethics. He a special interest in moral responsibility. His most recent book is Consciousness and Moral Responsibility (Oxford University Press, 2014).

For the Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease, Neil will focus on developing a model for understanding individuals' responsibility for outcomes that they bring about only with the cooperation of others, and assessing the extent to which genuine group responsibility, which is not reducible to the responsibility of members, may be justified.

Media Coverage

Feb 2011
Only breed smart babies: Ethicist