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Dr Rupert Read

Rupert Read is a Reader of philosophy at the University of East Anglia in Norwich. He specialises in Wittgenstein, philosophy of film, ecological and political philosophy. He has published extensively in these fields. Rupert previously chaired the Green House think tank, and was previously a Green Party councillor in Norwich from 2004-2011, and stood as the Green Party MP-candidate for Cambridge in 2015. In 2019 he made extensive media appearances in support of the call for the UK government to declare a Climate Emergency.