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Dr Daniel McDermott

Fellow and Tutor in Politics

University Lecturer in Political Theory


Research Interests

My research interests are in moral and political philosophy.

Recent Publications

  • 'Fair Play Obligations' in Political Studies, 52:2 (2004), 216-232
  • 'Debts to Society' in The Journal of Political Philosophy, 10:4 (2002), 439-464
  • 'A Retributivist Argument Against Capital Punishment' in Journal of Social Philosophy, 32:3 (2001), 317-333
  • 'The Permissibility of Punishment' in Law and Philosophy, 20 (2001), 402-432
  • 'The Duty to Punish and Legitimate Government' in The Journal of Political Philosophy, 7:2 (1999), 147-171

Academic Biography

  • Official Fellow, Keble College, and University Lecturer in Political Theory, Oxford University (2003 - present)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Social and Political Theory Program, The Australian National University (2002 - 2003)

College Contact Details

Dr Daniel McDermott
Keble College
Telephone: 01865 272781
Fax: 01865 272705