Tom Randall

PhD Candidate


M.A. (Distinction) Philosophy, Lancaster University; B.A. Hons. (First-Class) Philosophy and Politics, Lancaster University.


Frontiers of Care

Research Interests

Environmental Philosophy; Feminism; Moral and Political Philosophy.

Selected Publications

  • 2016: "Meat and the Crisis of Masculinity." In Mary C. Rawlinson and Caleb Ward (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Food Ethics, pp. 72-81. London: Routledge.
  • 2016: "Kant and Food." In Paul B. Thompson and David M. Kaplan (eds.) Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics, Online. 2nd ed. New York: Springer.
  • 2016: "Climate Justice: A Literary Review." International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, 9 (1): 246-262.
  • 2013: "Environmental Philosophy and the Teleological Argument: A Polemic." British Journal of Undergraduate Philosophy, 7 (1): 67-79.

Selected Conference Presentations

  • 2016: "Geoengineering: A Neo-colonial Discourse." Central Division Meeting for the American Philosophical Association. Chicago, IL, United States. 2-5 March.
  • 2014: "How Justified is the Implementation of a "Meat Tax"? General Conference for the European Consortium for Political Research. Glasgow University, UK. 3-6 September.
  • 2014: "The Case Against using Animals for Military Research." Nature at War Symposium. York University, UK. 5 June.


Courses I have designed and taught:

  • Philosophy I: Knowledge and Reality (Fleming College)
  • Philosophy II: Ethics (Fleming College)

Courses I have taught:

  • Communications (Fleming College)
  • Conspiracy Theories (Fleming College)
  • Critical Thinking (Fleming College)

Courses I have held a teaching assistantship:

  • An Introduction to Political Theory (Western University)
  • Thought Experiments (Lancaster University)

Awards and Scholarships

  • 2016: Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award. Western University.
  • 2016: F. M. Barnard Scholarship in Political Philosophy. Western University.
  • 2013-2014: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences M.A. Scholarship. Lancaster University.
  • 2013: Oakeshott/Routledge Prize. Lancaster University.
  • 2010-2013: Lancaster Scholarship. Lancaster University.