Christopher Bennett

BA Stirling, MA, PhD Sheffield

Department of Philosophy

Head of the Department of Philosophy

A portrait photograph of Head of Department Christopher Bennett. He wears a jacket and a red t-shirt.
c.bennett@sheffield.ac.uk

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Christopher Bennett
Department of Philosophy
45 Victoria Street
Sheffield
S3 7QB
Profile

Christopher Bennett is Head of the Department of Philosophy. His interests are in moral, political and legal philosophy. He also has interests in moral psychology and the history of philosophy. He also has interests in moral psychology and the history of philosophy. From 2013-2018 he was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Applied Philosophy.

Publications

Books

  • Bennett C (2010) What Is This Thing Called Ethics?. Taylor & Francis. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett C (2008) The apology ritual: A Philosophical Theory of Punishment. Cambridge Univ Pr. RIS download Bibtex download

Journal articles

Chapters

  • Bennett CD (2018) Intrusive Intervention and Opacity Respect In Birks D & Douglas T (Ed.), Treatment for Crime: Philosophical Essays on Neurointerventions in Criminal Justice Oxford: Oxford University Press. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett CD (2017) Retributivism and Totality: Can Bulk Discounts for Multiple Offending Fit the Crime? In Ryberg J, Roberts JV & De Keijser JW (Ed.), Sentencing Multiple Crimes Oxford: Oxford University Press. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett CD (2017) Grace, Freedom, and the Expression of Emotion: Schiller and the Critique of Kant In Cohen A & Stern R (Ed.), Thinking about the Emotions: A Philosophical History (pp. 184-205). Oxford: Oxford University Press. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett CD (2016) Expressive Actions In Abell C & Smith J (Ed.), The Expression of Emotion: Philosophical, Psychological and Legal Perspectives Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett CD (2015) Punishment as an Apology Ritual In Flanders C & Hoskins Z (Ed.), The New Philosophy of Criminal Law (pp. 213-230). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett CD (2015) Why Greater Public Participation in Criminal Justice? In Loader I, Sparks R & Dzur A (Ed.), Democratic Theory and Mass Incarceration Oxford: Oxford University Press. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett C (2014) Retributivist Theories, Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (pp. 4446-4456). Springer New York RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett C (2014) Public Opinion and Democratic Control of Sentencing Policy In Roberts J & Ryberg J (Ed.), Popular Punishment On the Normative Significance of Public Opinion (pp. 146-162). Oxford University Press, USA View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett CD (2013) Retributivism In Bruinsma G & Weisburg D (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice Springer View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett C (2013) Satisfying the needs and interests of victims, Handbook of Restorative Justice (pp. 247-264). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett CD (2012) "Do Repeat and Multiple Offenders Pose a Problem for Retributive Sentencing Theory?" In Ryberg J & Tamburrini C (Ed.), Recidivist Punishments: the Philosopher's View Lanham MA: Lexington Books. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett CD (2012) The Expressive Function of Blame, Blame: Its Nature and Norms Oxford University Press View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett CD (2010) 'More to Apologise For': Can We Find A Justification for the Recidivist Premium in a Communicative Theory of Punishment? In Roberts JV & Hirsch AV (Ed.), Previous convictions at sentencing Hart Pub RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett C (2010) Blame, remorse, mercy, forgiveness, The Routledge Companion to Ethics (pp. 573-583). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett CD (2010) "Blame, Remorse, Forgiveness, Mercy" In Skorupski J (Ed.), The Routledge Companion to Ethics London: Routledge. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett CD (2010) Punishment and Rehabilitation In Ryberg J & Corlett JA (Ed.), Punishment and Ethics: New Perspectives Palgrave Macmillan RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett C (2007) Apology and Reparation in a Multicultural State, Law and Philosophy (pp. 272-287). Oxford University Press RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bennett CD () The Role of Remorse in Criminal Justice In Tonry M (Ed.), Oxford Handbook Online in Criminology and Criminal Justice Oxford University Press View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download

Conference proceedings papers

  • Bennett CD () How Should We Argue for Censure Theory?. Penal Censure: Engagements Within and Beyond Censure Theory. Oxford View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
Research group

I am currently supervising PhD students working on the following topics:

  • Foucault and obesity
  • Sexual ethics
  • Transitional Justice
  • Kantian approaches to bioethics