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Oliver Backman

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Position:

Graduate Student

Campus:

St. George,

Biography:

  • BA, McMaster University (Justice, Political Philosophy, and Law)

Oliver is particularly interested in how feminist philosophy can allow us to critique and rethink our criminal justice and healthcare systems. Oliver is also interested in examining how social contract theories can organize societies to create more equitable outcomes. Outside the lecture hall, Oliver enjoys performing and teaching improv comedy and playing board games.

Research Interests:

Bioethics, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Law