Professor Kimberley Brownlee, of the University of Warwick's Department of Philosophy, appears live on Newsnight to discuss the impact self-isolation may have on those self-isolating due to COVID-19.
Kimberley Brownlee, professor of philosophy at the University of Warwick, explores what we could do to prevent loneliness.
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Kimberley Brownlee is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia. Her current work focuses on loneliness, belonging, social human rights, and freedom of association. Her past work focused on civil disobedience, punishment, and restorative justice. She is the author of Being Sure of Each Other (Oxford University Press, 2020) and Conscience and Conviction: The Case for Civil Disobedience (Oxford University Press, 2012). Prior to her appointment at UBC, she was a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Warwick. She has held numerous visiting positions including a Visiting Fellowship at All Souls College, Oxford (2019-20); a Visiting Fellowship at the Australian National University (2019), a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at Vanderbilt University (2008); an HLA Hart Visiting Research Fellowship at University College, Oxford (2009); a CEPPA Visiting Research Fellowship at St Andrews University (2009); and a Warwick-Monash Visiting Fellowship at Monash University (2015). Brownlee is the recipient of a Philip Leverhulme Prize (2012). She has served on the executive committees of the Aristotelian Society (2014-2017), the Philosophical Association (2012-2016), and the Society for Applied Philosophy (2007-2013).
UBC faculty webpage: https://philosophy.ubc.ca/profile/kimberley-brownlee/