Nicholas Drake

Nicholas Drake

Position: PhD Student

School: School of Philosophy


Location: Level 6, Room 6.18, Desk E, 146 Ellery Cres


BA (Massey), BA(Hons) & MA (Victoria University of Wellington), MA (Washington University in St. Louis)

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 I began my PhD at ANU in July 2020, following MAs in philosophy at Victoria University of Wellington and Washington University in St. Louis.

Wellbeing, metaethics, normative ethics, applied ethics

1. Drake, Nicholas. 2020. “Love, Reasons, and Desire.” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 23 (3): 591-605.
2. Drake, Nicholas. 2020. “Choosing Normative Concepts, written by Matti Eklund.” Journal of Moral Philosophy 17 (4): 441-444. (Book review.)
3. Drake, Nicholas. 2016. “A Humean Constructivist Reading of J. S. Mill’s Utilitarian Theory.” Utilitas 28 (2):189-214.
4. Drake, Nicholas. 2016. (First published online 2015.) “Is Moral Bioenhancement Dangerous?” Journal of Medical Ethics 42 (1):3-6.

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