Helga Varden

20012018
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Research Interests

Kant’s practial philosophy, Legal and political philosophy, feminist philosophy, applied ethics, philosophy of sex and love.

Personal profile

Varden’s main research interests are in Kant's practical philosophy as well as legal, political, and feminist philosophy. She has published on a range of classical philosophical issues, including Kant’s answer to the murderer at the door, private property, political obligations, and political legitimacy, as well as on applied issues such as terrorism, abortion, and same-sex marriage. She is currently completing the manuscript A Kantian Theory of Sexuality, forthcoming with Oxford University Press.

Education/Academic qualification

Philosophy, Ph.D., University of Toronto

20012006

Philosophy, M.A., Arctic University of Norway

19961999

Philosophy, B.A., Arctic University of Norway

19941996

Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, MSc, The London School of Economics and Political Science

19931994

Business Management , B.A., University of Newcastle

19901993

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public authorities Social Sciences
homosexuality Social Sciences
abortion Social Sciences
justice Social Sciences
integrity Social Sciences
Immanuel Kant Arts & Humanities
obligation Social Sciences
prostitution Social Sciences

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Research Output 2001 2018

Open Access
Sexual Identity
Sexual Orientation
Immanuel Kant
Sexual
Sexuality

Kant’s Moral Theory and Feminist Ethics: Women, Embodiment, Care Relations, and Systemic Injustice

Varden, H., Jun 14 2018, The Bloomsbury Companion to Analytic Feminism. Garavaso, P. (ed.). Bloomsbury Academic Press, p. 459-482 (Bloomsbury Companions).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

A feminist, Kantian conception of the right to bodily integrity: The cases of abortion and homosexuality

Varden, H., May 15 2017, The Right to Bodily Integrity. Taylor and Francis, p. 153-177 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Homosexuality
homosexuality
abortion
integrity

Kant and Sexuality

Varden, H., 2017, The Palgrave Kant Handbook. Altman, M. C. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 331-353 (Palgrave Handbooks in German Idealism).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Kant and Women

Varden, H., Dec 2017, In : Pacific Philosophical Quarterly. 98, 4, p. 653-694 42 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immanuel Kant
Morality
Philosophical Anthropology
Human Nature
Conception

Activities 2010 2017

  • 7 Invited talk
  • 1 Editorial activity

Freedom, Nature, and Secession: A Kantian Approach

Helga Varden (Speaker)
Jul 2015

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Kant Studies Online (Journal)

Helga Varden (Editorial board member)
20102016

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Kant on Sex. Reconsidered

Helga Varden (Speaker)
Feb 10 2017

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Kant and Moral Responsibility for Animals

Helga Varden (Speaker)
Jan 13 2017

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Honors & Recognition

IVR Young Scholar Prize

Helga Varden (Recipient), Aug 2007

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Markus Herz Prize

Helga Varden (Recipient), 2005

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