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Department of Philosophy

Corrado Morricone

Corrado Morricone is a PhD student in the Department of Philosophy at Durham University. He completed his undergraduate degree (Laurea in Philosophy) at the University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”, Italy, and his Masters (Laurea specialistica in Philosophy and History of Philosophy) at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy, before starting his PhD in October 2010.

Corrado is working on John Stuart Mill’s political philosophy and democratic theory, in particular on representation, on the need for education in a democratic society and on Mill's political ethics. He is also focusing on Utilitarianism, Conservatism and 19th century French political thought (e.g. Tocqueville, Guizot, Comte) and their influence on Mill’s philosophy.

PhD working title: Democracy, representation and education in John Stuart Mill’s political philosophy.

Thesis supervised by Professor Geoffrey Scarre and Dr Andy Hamilton.