Dr Tom Dougherty

BA Oxf PhD MIT
Lecturer

A14 - The Quadrangle
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Tom Dougherty completed his PhD at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has wide-ranging interests in Moral and Political Philosophy, including obligations to help people in need, the ethics of consent and the ethical dimensions to tense and time. Before coming to Sydney, Tom was a post-doctoral scholar at the Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford University.

Research interests

Moral and political philosophy.

Teaching and supervision

Teaching

PHIL2612 - History of Ethics

PHIL2608 - Distributive Justice

PHIL2617 - Practical Ethics

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Dougherty, T. (2014). A Deluxe Money Pump. Thought, forthcoming.
  • Dougherty, T. (2014). Fickle Consent. Philosophical Studies, 167(1), 25-40. [More Information]
  • Dougherty, T. (2014). Vague Value. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.
  • Dougherty, T. (2014). Vague Value (forthcoming). Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.
  • Dougherty, T. (2013). Agent-neutral deontology. Philosophical Studies, 163(2), 527-537. [More Information]
  • Dougherty, T. (2013). Aggregation, Beneficence and Chance. Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, 7(2), 1-19.
  • Dougherty, T. (2013). No Way Around Consent: A Reply to Rubenfeld on "Rape-by-Deception". Yale Law Journal Online, 123, 321-334.
  • Dougherty, T. (2013). Rational numbers: A non-consequentialist explanation of why you should save the many and not the few. The Philosophical Quarterly, 63(252), 413-427. [More Information]
  • Dougherty, T. (2013). Sex, Lies and Consent. Ethics: an international journal of social, political, and legal philosophy, 123(4), 717-744. [More Information]
  • Dougherty, T. (2011). On Whether to Prefer Pain to Pass. Ethics: an international journal of social, political, and legal philosophy, 121(3), 521-537. [More Information]

2014

  • Dougherty, T. (2014). A Deluxe Money Pump. Thought, forthcoming.
  • Dougherty, T. (2014). Fickle Consent. Philosophical Studies, 167(1), 25-40. [More Information]
  • Dougherty, T. (2014). Vague Value. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.
  • Dougherty, T. (2014). Vague Value (forthcoming). Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.

2013

  • Dougherty, T. (2013). Agent-neutral deontology. Philosophical Studies, 163(2), 527-537. [More Information]
  • Dougherty, T. (2013). Aggregation, Beneficence and Chance. Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, 7(2), 1-19.
  • Dougherty, T. (2013). No Way Around Consent: A Reply to Rubenfeld on "Rape-by-Deception". Yale Law Journal Online, 123, 321-334.
  • Dougherty, T. (2013). Rational numbers: A non-consequentialist explanation of why you should save the many and not the few. The Philosophical Quarterly, 63(252), 413-427. [More Information]
  • Dougherty, T. (2013). Sex, Lies and Consent. Ethics: an international journal of social, political, and legal philosophy, 123(4), 717-744. [More Information]

2011

  • Dougherty, T. (2011). On Whether to Prefer Pain to Pass. Ethics: an international journal of social, political, and legal philosophy, 121(3), 521-537. [More Information]

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