Dr Nick Munn
Convenor (Philosophy), Senior Lecturer
Environmental Ethics; Environmental Politics; Human Rights; Morals and Ethics; Philosophy; Politics; Technology; Youth
Democratic theory and practice; criminal justice; youth justice; ethics of new technology; youth political engagement; deliberative democracy; environmental ethics; rationality; political capacity; voting.
Nick works in Ethics and Political Philosophy. Within ethics, his work focuses primarily on the ethics of virtual worlds, and on the challenges technology generates for our existing ethical systems. In political philosophy, Nick works on democratic theory, and in particular the status of marginalised groups within democratic societies. Such groups include the young, persons with disabilities, and criminals.
Munn, N. J. (2016). Gamifying morality. In 10th International Conference on Applied Ethics: The Past, Present and Future of Applied Ethics. Conference held at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.
Munn, N. J. (2016). Ein wahleignungstest für minderjährige? [Testing currently excluded young people for the capacity to vote]. In J. Tremmel, & M. Rutsche (Eds.), Politische Beteiligung junger Menschen Grundlagen – Perspektiven – Fallstudien [Political Participation of Young People: Basics – Prospects – Case Studies] (pp. 145-163). Germany: Springer VS. Open Access version: hdl:10289/9782
Munn, N. (2016). Lowering the voting age: Let's try that again, shall we?. In New Zealand Political Studies Conference (NZPSA): Divergent Democracies: Politics in the 21st Century. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Munn, N. J. (2016). Local action, global shame. In M. Grix, & T. Dare (Eds.), Contemporary Issues in Applied and Professional Ethics (Vol. 15, pp. 85-102). Emerald Group Publishing. doi:10.1108/S1529-209620160000015005
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