Author Archives: Samuel C.P. Hughes
About Samuel C.P. HughesSamuel Hughes is a Vice-Chancellor’s Scholar at Selwyn College, Cambridge, where he is pursuing research on ethics and the philosophy of emotion. From 2013-15 he was a Lord Crewe Scholar at Lincoln College, Oxford. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and a B.Phil. in Philosophy from the University of Oxford; his BA thesis on Schiller’s theory of tragedy was awarded the Elizabeth Anscombe Prize for the best philosophy thesis in 2013, and has subsequently been accepted for publication in the British Journal of Aesthetics. Hughes is a peer reviewer for a number of leading academic journals, including the British Journal of Aesthetics and Mortality, an organizer of the Humane Philosophy Project and the Aesthetics Editor of Politics and Poetics. In the coming year, he will be teaching at the Universities of Skopje, Warsaw and Buckingham, and working as a visiting researcher at the University of Tokyo.
Between June 26th and August 14th I have the privilege of working as a visiting research student at the University of Tokyo, with the generous support of the Dalai Lama Centre. I have been hosted by Professor Otabe Tanehisa of the Faculty of Letters, and am pursuing research on the … Continue reading
A Reflection on Imam Ibrahim Amin’s Talk for the DLCC. The Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion has recently been fortunate to host Imam Ibrahim Amin for a seminar on understandings of compassion in the Islamic tradition, at which he was joined by a number of Oxford philosophers and scholars of … Continue reading