Dr Nick Munn

Nick Munn

Senior Lecturer

About Nick

Twitter: @NJMunn

Papers Taught

Research Supervised

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.

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., & Weijers, D. (2021). Friendships with AI: Technological imaginary or real possibility?. In The Society for Philosophy and Technology Conference: SPT 2021 - Technological Imaginaries. Conference held at Lille, France, and online.

  • Munn, N., & Weijers, D. (2021). Good Friendships Improve our Lives. But can Virtual Friendships be Good?. In 14th International Conference on ICT, Society and Human Beings. Open Access version:

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

Find more research publications by Nick Munn


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.