Dr Merten Reglitz

Dr Merten Reglitz

Department of Philosophy
Lecturer in Global Ethics

Contact details

Address
ERI Building
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

I’m a lecturer in global ethics and joined the Department of Philosophy in 2016.

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Warwick (2011)
  • M.A. Linköpings Universitet and Universiteit Utrecht (2007)
  • Magister Artium, TU and FU Berlin (2007)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Arts, University of Auckland (2004)

Teaching

  • Ethics and Global Ethics
  • Ethics and Global Ethics (DL)
  • Human Rights
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Social Justice

Postgraduate supervision

I am happy to supervise students working on topics in global ethics, political philosophy, and normative approaches to the internet.


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Research

  • Global justice
  • Egalitarianism
  • Internet ethics
  • Political authority
  • Intergenerational justice
  • Kant's practical philosophy

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Reglitz, M 2019, 'The human right to free Internet access', Journal of Applied Philosophy. https://doi.org/10.1111/japp.12395

Reglitz, M 2019, 'A Kantian argument against world poverty', European Journal of Political Theory, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 489-507. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474885116662566

Reglitz, M 2017, 'Fairness to non-participants: a case for a practice-independent egalitarian baseline', Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 466-485. https://doi.org/10.1080/13698230.2015.1037575

Reglitz, M 2016, 'The Practice-Independence of Intergenerational Justice', Utilitas, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 415-440. https://doi.org/10.1017/S095382081600008X

Reglitz, M 2015, 'Political legitimacy without a (claim-) right to rule', Res Publica, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 291-307. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11158-015-9267-0

Special issue

Reglitz, M 2016, 'Medical Brain Drain: Free-Riding, Exploitation, and Global Justice', Moral Philosophy and Politics, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 67-81. https://doi.org/10.1515/mopp-2015-0021

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Expertise

  •  Global justice 
  • Egalitarianism
  • Internet ethics
  • Political authority
  • Intergenerational justice
  • Socio-economic inequality