BIO: Nicholas Southwood is Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow at the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. He is also Director of the Centre for Moral, Social and Political Theory at ANU and Co-Editor of The Journal of Political Philosophy. His work is primarily in moral and political philosophy but also engages with related issues in epistemology, philosophy of law and philosophy of social science. He is author of two monographs,
Contractualism and the Foundations of Morality (OUP, 2010) and Explaining Norms (OUP, 2013). His current research investigates the nature and proper role of feasibility in politics.