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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 (OUP, 2011) and Wrongs and Crimes (OUP, 2016). 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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