Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of St Andrews
Benjamin Sachs is a Senior Lecturer in philosophy at the University of St. Andrews and Director of its Centre for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs in 2019-20. He has worked on issues in distributive justice, health care justice, coercion, normative ethics, environmental ethics, and the ethics of research on human subjects. He is currently interested in animal ethics and in addition is writing a book arguing in favor of contractarianism.
All I wanted to talk about was extraterrestrials should we be trying to make contact with intelligent alien beings? I spent a week asking people this question in London as an exhibitor at The Royal Society Summer Science...