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). Capacity, consistency and the young. In Justice, Education and the Politics of Childhood (Vol. 1, pp. 49-64). Springer.
Munn, N. J. (2016). Against the political exclusion of the incapable. Journal of Applied Philosophy, -online, 1-16. doi:10.1111/japp.12229
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.
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