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Amia Srinivasan

I am the Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory at All Souls College, Oxford. Previously I was an associate professor of philosophy at St John’s College, Oxford, and before that a lecturer in philosophy at University College London.

I completed my BPhil and DPhil in Philosophy at Oxford., and before that I did a BA at Yale. I work on topics in political philosophy, epistemology, the history and philosophy of feminism, and metaphilosophy. I am an associate editor of the philosophy journal MIND. I’ve recently been writing about anger in politics, political epistemology, no platforming, and Title IX and the ethics of pedagogy.

I’m currently finishing two books. The first is about the practice of critical genealogy, entitled The Contingent World: Genealogy, Epistemology, Politics. The second is a set of feminist essays entitled The Right to Sex, forthcoming with Bloomsbury in the UK and FSG in the US. (For more details see Research.) I’m also interested in alternatives to liberalism and capitalism, the philosophy of history, and animals.

I’m a contributing editor of the London Review of Books. My writing for a public audience -- on sex, animals, death, the university, technology, anger, politics and other topics -- has also appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, Harper’s, the Times Literary Supplement, The Nation, The New York Times and TANK. You can find links to my public writing under Writing.

You can email me at: <amia [dot] srinivasan [at] gmail [dot] com>

I tweet, occasionally, from @amiasrinivasan

My academic CV can be downloaded here

(Photograph by Nina Subin)