Statement read in absentia, 'Hate, Heresy and the Fight for Free Speech', Battle of Ideas Saturday 9th October
I'm an academic philosopher at the University of Sussex, a feminist, and have written on
(Photo credit: Sonali Fernando).
I'm a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sussex, UK. I've written extensively on the nature of fiction and imagination. I've a growing interest in feminist philosophy: the nature of sexual objectification, the nature of womanhood, and how to manage the many clashes of interests between females and trans women in the realm of law and public policy. I'm also interested in the nature of sexual orientation, and lesbian rights.