Bouke de Vries

Bouke de Vries is an associate professor in moral and political philosophy at the University of Ghent. His current research project, entitled ‘The Ethics of Loneliness’, isĀ supported by an ERC Starting Grant. Topics within bioethics on which De Vries has written include e.g. autism, neurodiversity, ageing, dementia, end-of-life care and dysgenics.

His work has appeared in journals such as Ratio; Journal of Applied Philosophy; Politics, Philosophy and Economics; Journal of Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Ethical Theory and Moral Practice; Criminal Law & Philosophy; Ethics and Information Technology; Southern Journal of Philosophy; Human Rights Review; Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal; Ethnicities; Journal of Controversial Ideas; Moral Philosophy and Politics; Res Publica; Journal of Bioethical Inquiry; Nursing Ethics; and Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy.

PhD – Political Science (European University Institute, 2016)

LLM – Law (Aberystwyth University, 2023)

MRes – Political Science (European University Institute, 2014)

MPhil – Philosophy (University of St Andrews, 2013)

MA – Philosophy (King’s College London, 2012)

BA – Arts and Culture (Maastricht University, 2011)