Christopher Jay
Associate Lecturer

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Biography

I completed my undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in London (at University College London) and spent a year teaching at Merton College, Oxford, before coming to York in 2012. Most of my teaching is in the area of moral philosophy.

Departmental roles

  • Admissions Tutor

Research

Overview

I have published articles on religious fictionalism, on Kant’s philosophy of religion, and on moral philosophy.

Projects

I am continuing to write about fictionalism and the ‘ought implies can’ principle (and related principles) in ethics. I am also working on issues such as our moral responsibility for the consequences of our actions, the morality of permissions, and Kant’s ethics.

Teaching

Undergraduate

I will be teaching or have recently taught various undergraduate modules, including:
 
Ethics (1st year introductory)
History of Ethics
Nietzsche
Feminist Philosophy
Philosophy of Law
MA Practical Philosophy

Chris Jay

Contact details

Dr Christopher Jay
Associate Lecturer

Tel: 01904 324301