Oliver Sensen, PhD

Associate Professor, Philosophy

Phone
504-862-3386
School or College
School of Medicine
Oliver Sensen, PhD

Education & Affiliations

PhD, Philosophy, King's College, Cambridge University
MA, Philosophy, Munich School of Philosophy
BA, Philosophy, Munich School of Philosophy

Biography

Dr.Sensen's main research focuses on dignity, autonomy, and respect. Apart from Tulane, he has taught Ethics, including Medical Ethics, at Harvard, Cambridge, and MIT. Dr. Sensen has won teaching awards for graduate as well as undergraduate teaching, and he serves as the Vice President of the North American Kant Society. Dr. Sensen's PhD supervisor was Baroness Onora O'Neill, who wrote "Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics," and served as the head of the Nuffield Foundation.

Publications

Author

Human Dignity, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.

Author

Kant on Human Dignity, Berlin: de Gruyter, 2011 (Paperback 2016).

Editor

Kant on Moral Autonomy, Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Co-Editor

Respect, Oxford University Press.

Co-Editor

The Emergence of Autonomy in Kant’s Moral Theory, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.

Co-Editor

Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, Norton Press, forthcoming.

Co-Editor

Norton Critical Edition to Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, Norton Press, forthcoming

Co-Editor

Kant’s Lectures on Ethics: A Critical Guide, Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Co-Editor

Kant’s Tugendlehre: A Comprehensive Commentary, Berlin: de Gruyter, 2013.

  • Dignity
  • Autonomy
  • Respect