Dr John Filling
Teaching Fellow in Political Theory Methods, Director of the MA in Legal and Political Theory
John Filling is a Teaching Fellow in Political Theory Methods at UCL, and is also Programme Director of the MA in Legal and Political Theory for 2012-13. He teaches the core MA course on Meanings of Liberty: Applied Methods in Political Theory, as well as Public Ethics (co-taught with Prof. Jo Wolff); Equality, Justice and Difference; and the Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) sessions in political philosophy.
John holds an M.Phil. and D.Phil. in political theory from Oxford University. Prior to coming to UCL he was the Andrew Fraser Junior Research Fellow in Political Philosophy at St John’s College, Oxford and Lecturer in Political Theory at St Hilda’s College, Oxford. His research focuses on political theory (particularly the concepts of freedom, domination and self-development on the one hand, and equality, exploitation and the value of work on the other) and the history of political thought (particularly the moral and political philosophies of Hegel and Marx).