The Lord Plant of Highfield
|Member of the House of Lords|
|Assumed office |
4 November 1992
|Born||March 19, 1945|
|Alma mater||King's College London|
University of Hull
Lord Plant was educated at Havelock School in Grimsby, King's College London (BA Philosophy, 1966), and the University of Hull (PhD). He is currently Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Philosophy at King's College London and Professor of Divinity at Gresham College, having previously served as Master of St Catherine's College, Oxford, from 1994 to 2000. He is an Honorary Fellow of Harris Manchester College, Oxford. Before moving to Oxford he was Professor of European Political Thought at the University of Southampton, and prior to that was a Senior Lecturer in philosophy at the University of Manchester.
Lord Plant was a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics from 2004 to 2007. In the Lords he is a member of the Joint Committee on Human Rights and has been a member of the Government and Law Sub Committee of the Committee on the European Communities. He is the author of several books on political philosophy, and is also a Lay Canon at Winchester Cathedral.
He is a member of the Athenaeum Club.
- 'Contract, Obligation, Rights and Reciprocity in the New Modern Welfare State' Inaugural lecture of 'The Social Contract Revisited' programme by the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society, Oxford
Sir Brian Smith
| Master of St Catherine's College, Oxford
Sir Peter Williams
| Head of King's College London School of Law
|Orders of precedence in the United Kingdom|
The Lord Eatwell
Baron Plant of Highfield
The Lord Archer of Weston-super-Mare