Rupert Read

  • Associate professor of philosophy - University of East Anglia

Research interests

  • Principal Investigator for two projects on "natural capital". 
  • Focus on the precautionary principle, having contributed substantially to work co-authored with Nassim Nicholas Taleb on applying the principle to questions of genetic modification of organisms.

Further work, theorising the utility of the precautionary principle in a wide range of areas, including: climate changethe environment, as well as financial and technology sectors.