I lecture in moral and political philosophy. I joined Stirling in 2008, a year after completing my PhD at the University of Cambridge. For most of the intervening time I lectured in the Philosophy department at the University of Auckland.
My main research interests lie in moral and political philosophy. I am currently working on two broad topics: on the importance of imperfect duties (especially regarding human rights) and on considerations of intelligibility and accessibility in the exchange of moral reasons. I also have a keen interest in the history of ideas (especially Aristotle, Hobbes, and Kant) and in topics in distributive justice concerning the "equality of what?" question. I also write on the nature of Maori political argument in my homeland of Aotearoa New Zealand.