Aness Webster


Employment


  Jan 2016 -   Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Nottingham



Education

  Ph.D., University of Southern California (Aug 2016)

       Dissertation Committee Chair: Gary Watson

  M.A. in Philosophy, University of Auckland - First Class Honours (2007)
  BA (Hons) in Philosophy, University of Auckland - First Class Honours (2005)
  BA/LLB (Conjoint), University of Auckland (2003)


AOS  Philosophy of Law
  Ethics
  Philosophy of Action (including Agency & Responsibility)

AOC

  Political Philosophy
  Epistemology

    Social Philosophy (in particular, Philosophy of Race)


Awards  Flewelling Award, USC (2011)
  Senior Prize in Law, University of Auckland (2003)
  Senior Prize in Philosophy, University of Auckland (2001)
  Annual Prize in Philosophy, University of Auckland (2000)

Selected

Presentations

  Feb 2017 - What's Bad about Casual Racism?, Royal Institute of Philosophy Seminar Series​, University of Nottingham

  Apr 2015 - Comments on Saba Bazargan’s “Self-Defense and the Reprisal Dilemma, Self-Defense Workshop, USC

  Apr 2014 - Comments on Kerah Gordon Solmon’s “Fairness and Liability to Defensive Harm”, American Philosophical                    
                       Association (Pacific)
, San Diego

  Mar 2013 - “Corrective Justice Supplemented”, American Philosophical Association (Pacific), San Francisco

  April 2011 - “Too Hard: The Demandingness Objection To Ethics & Rationality", NYU/Columbia University Graduate Conference,
                        New  York

  Dec 2008 - “Burden of Proof and the Quest for Truth”, Australasian Association of Philosophy (NZ Division), Christchurch  
                         [Co-presented with Imran Aijaz & Jonathan McKeown-Green]

 Jul 2008 - “Giving Till It Hurts", Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference, Melbourne


Reference

  Gary Watson, Provost Professor of Philosophy & Law, University of Southern California
          glwatson [at] usc [dot] edu

  John Hawthorne, Professor of Philosophy, University of Southern California
          jhawthor [at] usc [dot] edu

  Jonathan Quong, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Southern California
          quong [at] usc [dot] edu

  Gideon Yaffe, Professor of Law and Philosophy, Yale University
          gideon [dot] yaffe [at] yale [dot] edu

  Greg Keating, William T. Dalessi Professor of Law & Professor of Philosophy, University of Southern California
          gkeating [at] law [dot] usc [dot] edu

  Glen Pettigrove, Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland
          g [dot] pettigrove [at] auckland [dot] ac [dot] nz

  John Dreher (Teaching Reference), Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Southern California 
​           dreher [at] usc [dot] edu