James Mumford

James Mumford

Postdoctoral Fellow

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James Mumford's research interests include bioethics, political theology and modern Catholic social thought. He taught bioethics in the University of Virginia's philosophy department. His first book, Ethics at the Beginning of Life: A Phenomenological Critique, was published in 2013 by Oxford University Press and was widely reviewed in both religious and philosophical circles. Mumford was an undergraduate at Oxford and a Henry Fellow at Yale. From 2010-13 he worked for leading British political think-tank The Centre for Social Justice. He currently writes on a range of ethical, political and social issues for The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Huffington Post, The Spectator, The Hedgehog Review, The American Conservative and Standpoint. You can follow him on Twitter: @JamesACMumford.

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