Tony Milligan

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Tony Milligan
Tony Milligan, 2015.jpg
Milligan, 2015
Born 1966 (age 51–52)
Alma mater University of Glasgow
Institutions King's College London
Main interests
Love, Iris Murdoch, animal ethics, space policy, civil disobedience

Tony Milligan is a Scottish philosopher who is currently a teaching fellow in ethics and the philosophy of religion in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at King's College London. Much of his research concerns Iris Murdoch, the philosophy of love, animal ethics, space policy and civil disobedience.

Education and career[edit]

Milligan studied at the University of Stirling, reading philosophy, before going on to the University of Glasgow to study for a doctorate. His PhD thesis was entitled "Iris Murdoch's Romantic Platonism". He then worked as a teaching fellow at the University of Aberdeen's department of philosophy, and then as a lecturer at the University of Hull. After his time at Hull, he returned to Aberdeen. He then moved to the department of philosophy at the University of Hertfordshire, where he worked for two years as a lecturer. He then moved to King's College London, where he is currently a teaching fellow in ethics and the philosophy of religion in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies.[1]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Milligan, Tony (2016). The Next Democracy?: The Possibility of Popular Control. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Milligan, Tony (2015). Nobody Owns the Moon: The Ethics of Space Exploration. Jefforson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company.
  • Milligan, Tony (2015). Animal Ethics: The Basics. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Milligan, Tony (2013). Civil Disobedience: Protest, Justification and the Law. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic.[2]
  • Milligan, Tony (2011). Love: The Art of Living. London and New York: Routledge.[3]
  • Milligan, Tony (2010). Beyond Animal Rights: Food, Pets and Ethics. London and New York: Continuum.[4]
Edited collections
  • Maurer, Christian, Tony Milligan and Kamila Pascovská, eds. (2014). Love and Its Objects: What Can We Care For?. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan.
Journal articles


  1. ^ "Dr Tony Milligan". King's College London. Retrieved 19 March 2016.
  2. ^ Reviews:
    • Hill, Jason D. (2016). "Civil disobedience: protest, justification, and the law". 28 (1): 152–154. doi:10.1080/14781158.2016.1114916.
    • Howlett, Charles F. (2014). "Milligan Tony. Civil Disobedience: Protest, Justification, and the Law. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013". Peace & Change. 39 (4): 426–428. doi:10.1111/pech.12082.
    • Vinthagen, Stellan (2015). "Tony Milligan, Civil Disobedience: Protest, Justification, and the Law". Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice. 27 (4): 528–531. doi:10.1080/10402659.2015.1094352.
  3. ^ Review:
    • Perring, Christian (29 May 2012). "Review - Love". Metapsychology Online Reviews. 16 (22).
  4. ^ Reviews: