Felix Westeren

Felix Westeren

MRes Student

Department of Government

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Languages
English, Finnish, Swedish
Key Expertise
Contemporary Political Philosophy, Climate Policy, Environmental Ethics

About me

Thesis: 'What can the values and goods lost to climate change tell us about climate policy?'

Climate change is likely to lead to the loss of or damage to a wide range of potential values and potentially valuable things, including the wellbeing of current and future humans, the lives of animals and plants, biodiversity, and the biosphere as we know it. This project seeks to map these values and their characteristics, and study how proposed climate policies such as bioengineering and adaptation interact with them.

Research interests

  • Contemporary political philosophy
  • Value theory
  • Climate policy
  • Environmental ethics
  • Intergenerational justice

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