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Victor Tadros





School of Law
University of Warwick
Tel: (44) 024 76150409

Research Interests

His research interests are in criminal law, especially the philosophy of criminal law, terrorism law, the philosophy of criminal trials and the philosophy of punishment, at the domestic level, but also internationally. He also works on just war theory, and a range of fundamental issues in moral and political philosophy. His books include Criminal Responsibility (OUP, 2005), The Trial on Trial vol.3 (with Antony Duff, Lindsay Farmer and Sandra Marshall) (Hart, 2007) and The Ends of Harm: The Moral Foundations of Criminal Law (Oxford, 2011). He is currently working on a book entitled Wrongs and Crimes, (for OUP), which is concerned with the relationship between moral wrongdoing and criminal law. This is part of a project on criminalization with Antony Duff, Lindsay Farmer, Sandra Marshall and Massimo Renzo, funded by the AHRC. He has been awarded a three year Major Research Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust, beginning in October 2014, to work on a project on just war theory entitled: To Do, To Die, To Reason Why: The Individual Ethics of Armed Conflict


Professor Tadros was appointed to the School of Law in July 2006. Prior to that he held lectureships at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Aberdeen. He was educated at the Universities of Oxford (BA hons) and London (PhD).

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