Samuel Hughes

Research Interests

  • Ethics
  • Philosophy of emotion
  • Nineteenth-century German thought
  • Philosophical and theological aesthetics (esp. aesthetics of architecture) 


  • Vice-Chancellor’s Scholar, University of Cambridge



  • ‘Tradition and Authenticity in Scruton’s Aesthetics’, Philosophy. Forthcoming.
  • ‘German Idealism’ in Benedikt Göcke (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Idealism. Forthcoming.
  • ‘Schiller on the Pleasure of Tragedy’, British Journal of Aesthetics 55:4 (2015).