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The Australian National University

Matthew Hammerton

Position: PhD Student

Location: HC Coombs Building, Room 3220


Matthew Hammerton is a PhD candidate at the Australian National University. His research is primarily focused on foundational issues in normative ethics. In particular, he is interested in the debate between consequentialism and deontology and the role that agent-relativity and time-relativity play in this debate. He also has ongoing research projects on analogical reasoning in ethics, virtue theory, and Buddhist ethics. Matthew’s paper ‘Patient-Relativity in Morality’ is forthcoming in Ethics.

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