Dr Nick Munn

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About Nick

Twitter: @NJMunn


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.

Research Interests

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.

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Recent Publications

  • Munn, N., & Weijers, D. (2022). Corporate responsibility for the termination of digital friends. AI and Society. doi:10.1007/s00146-021-01276-z

  • Munn, N. (2021). Losing on purpose is (morally?) wrong.. In 2021 Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference. Online - Hosted by The University of Waikato.

  • Munn, N. (2021). The moral requirement for digital connectivity. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 31(3), 327-341. doi:10.1353/ken.2021.0014

  • Weijers, D., & Munn, N. (2021). Human-AI friendship: Rejecting the ‘appropriate sentimentality’ criterion. In PT-AI 2021 - 4th Conference on “Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence”.

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