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THOM BROOKS is Reader in Political and Legal Philosophy at Newcastle University, UK. He is the editor and founder of the Journal of Moral Philosophy. His books include The Legacy of John Rawls (with Fabian Freyenhagen, 2005), Rousseau and Law (2005), Hegel's Political Philosophy (2007), The Global Justice Reader (2008), The Right to a Fair Trial (2009), and Punishment (2011). He is currently co-editing a collection, Rawls's Political Liberalism, with Martha C. Nussbaum.
Thom Brooks is Professor of Law and Government at Durham Law School and associate member of the Philosophy Department at Durham University. He has held visiting appointments at Oxford, St Andrews and Uppsala and taught previously at Newcastle. Brooks works in the areas of ethics, law and public policy. He has extensive experience engaging with policy makers with regular media appearances. Brooks published the only comprehensive report into the 'Life in the UK' citizenship test which is widely cited in Parliamentary debates and his 'unified theory of punishment' is noted as one of the top 100 'Big Ideas for the Future' in British universities by Research Councils UK. Brooks is the founding editor of the Journal of Moral Philosophy.
Author website: www.thombrooks.info University homepage: www.dur.ac.uk/law/staff/?id=11140 Twitter: @thom_brooks
Interview about book on "Punishment" with New Books in Philosophy: newbooksinphilosophy.com/2013/08/01/thom-brooks-punishment-routledge-2012/