Douglas Lavin

academic webpage in progress...


I am a Reader in the philosophy department at University College London where I have taught since 2015. Before coming to UCL, I was John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University. I earned my PhD in philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh. I work in practical philosophy, especially ethics, history of ethics and action theory.


Office: room 3.4a, 33-35 Torrington Place

Office hours: Tuesday, 16.00-17.00

Schedule a graduate supervision meeting

Save our inboxes! Use email only if all else has failed. Email is destroying us all…It really is: look here and here. If I’m not in the office and there’s an urgent matter, you can telephone or better send an sms.


Some research papers

cv to appear…


In term 2 of 2018-19, I am teaching Ethics (PHIL 2047) and Topics in Moral Psychology (PHIL 3097).


A letter about Tom Fehse by Oded Na’aman here