Russell Blackford

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Gender Male
Occupation Academic/Author/Editor
Location Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Introduction Australian philosopher, literary critic, legal scholar, and professional writer. Based in Newcastle, NSW. My latest books are THE TYRANNY OF OPINION: CONFORMITY AND THE FUTURE OF LIBERALISM (2019); AT THE DAWN OF A GREAT TRANSITION: THE QUESTION OF RADICAL ENHANCEMENT (2021); and HOW WE BECAME POST-LIBERAL: THE RISE AND FALL OF TOLERATION (2024).
Interests Legal and political philosophy, moral philosophy, philosophy of religion, philosophical bioethics, science fiction and fantasy genres, geek culture, classic literature including poetry, public policy, science, history, cinema, travel