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(p. ix) Contributors

(p. ix) Contributors

Larry Alexander is the Warren Distinguished Professor at the University of San Diego School of Law. He is the author or editor of ten books and 235 published articles, primarily dealing with legal and moral theory. He is a co-editor of the journal Legal Theory and is on the editorial boards of Ethics, Law & Philosophy, and Criminal Law & Philosophy. He is also an Executive Director of the Institute for Law & Philosophy at his university.



Richard Arneson works mainly in moral and political philosophy. His recent research includes essays on the justification of democracy, egalitarian theories of social justice, and act consequentialism and its critics. He is Distinguished Professor (Professor above Scale) in the Department of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego, where he has taught since 1973. He holds the Valtz Family Chair in Philosophy at UC San Diago.



Colin Bird is Associate Professor of Politics and Director, Program in Political Philosophy, Policy and Law, University of Virginia. He is the author of The Myth of Liberal Individualism (CUP 1999), An Introduction to Political Philosophy (CUP 2006), and articles on a wide variety of topics, including state neutrality, the scope of ‘public reason’, propaganda, democratic theory, toleration, the role of religion in public life, respect, and self-respect. He is currently completing a book on the role of arguments about human dignity in political theory, tentatively entitled After Respect: the Use and Abuse of Dignitarian Humanism in Political Argument.



Michael Blake is Professor of Philosophy and Public Affairs, and former Director of the Program on Values in Society, at the University of Washington. He writes on international distributive justice, the ethical foundations of foreign policy, and on the ethics of migration. He is the author of Justice and Foreign Policy (OUP 2013) and, with Gillian Brock, of Debating Brain Drain: May Governments Restrict Emigration? (OUP 2015). He is currently finishing a book on the relationship between justice, mercy, and migration.



Bernard R. Boxill is Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His essays on self-respect, protest, race, justice, reparations, and affirmative action have appeared in leading journals and collections. In 2017 his book Blacks and Social Justice (Rowman & Littlefield 1992) was awarded the Lippincott prize.



Gillian Brock is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Auckland in New Zealand and currently also a Fellow at the Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University. Her most recent work in Philosophy has been on global justice and related fields. Her (p. x) books include Debating Brain Drain (OUP 2015 with Michael Blake), Cosmopolitanism versus Non-Cosmopolitanism (OUP 2013), Global Heath and Global Health Ethics (CUP 2011), Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account (OUP 2009), and Necessary Goods: Our Responsibilities to Meet Others’ Needs (Rowman & Littlefield 1998). She also has many interdisciplinary interests, some of which lie at the intersection of philosophy and public policy. For instance, during 2013–2015 she took up a fellowship from the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University to research institutional corruption.



Simon Caney is Professor of Political Theory at the University of Warwick. He works on issues in contemporary political philosophy, and focuses in particular on issues of environmental, global, and intergenerational justice. He is completing two books—Global Justice and Climate Change (with Derek Bell) and On Cosmopolitanism—both of which are under contract with Oxford University Press. He is the author of Justice Beyond Borders (OUP 2005).



Paula Casal is ICREA Professor at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, associate editor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics, co-editor of Law, Ethics and Philosophy, and President of ASAP-Spain and of The Great Ape Project, Spain. She has published in journals such as Ethics, Economics and Philosophy, Hypatia, Journal of Medical Ethics, Journal of Moral Philosophy, Journal of Political Philosophy, Political Studies, and Utilitas, on social and global justice, multiculturalism, procreation, animals, and enhancement.



Matthew Clayton is Professor of Political Theory at the University of Warwick. He is the author of Justice and Legitimacy in Upbringing (OUP 2006), and has co-edited The Ideal of Equality (Palgrave Macmillan 2000) and Social Justice (Blackwell 2004).



Benjamin Ferguson is Assistant Professor of Ethics at Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, and was formerly a lecturer in Political Philosophy at Universität Bayreuth. His research focuses on ethical issues raised by fraud, exploitation, and colonialism.



Sarah Fine is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at King’s College London. She specializes in issues relating to migration and citizenship. Her forthcoming book, Immigration and the Right to Exclude (OUP), sets out to challenge the idea that the state has a moral right to exclude would-be immigrants. She has co-edited a new collection of essays, Migration in Political Theory: The Ethics of Movement and Membership (OUP 2016) with Lea Ypi. Her publications include ‘Freedom of Association is not the Answer’ in Ethics.



Samuel Freeman is Avalon Professor of the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy and of Law at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Liberalism and Distributive Justice (OUP 2018), Justice and the Social Contract (OUP 2006) and of Rawls (Routledge 2007). He edited John Rawls’s Collected Papers (Harvard University Press 1999) and his Lectures in the History of Political Philosophy (2008). Freeman also edited the Cambridge Companion to Rawls (CUP 2003) and was co-editor of Reasons and Recognition: Essays on the Philosophy of T. M. Scanlon (OUP 2011).



Gerald Gaus is the James E. Rogers Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona, where he directs the program in Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law. (p. xi) He is the author of a number of books, including The Order of Public Reason (CUP 2011), Justificatory Liberalism (OUP 1996) and Value and Justification (CUP 1990). His most recent book is The Tyranny of the Ideal, published by Princeton University Press 2016).



Anca Gheaus is Ramon y Cajal researcer at teh Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. She is interested in the relevance of caring relationships for theories of distributive justice, and has published work on gender justice, parental rights and duties, the value of the family, and methodological issues in political philosophy. She edited a special issue of the Journal of Applied Philosophy on the nature and value of childhood, and is a coeditor of The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Childhood and Children.



Paul Gomberg taught philosophy at the University of Missouri–St Louis 1971–1978 and Chicago State University 1985–2014. Final drafts of his contributed chapter were completed while a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is currently Research Associate in the Department of Philosophy at the University of California at Davis working on a book entitled American Racial Injustice: How It Arose, Why It Persists, How It may End.



Virginia Held is Professor of Philosophy emerita at the City University of New York Graduate Center. Among her books are How Terrorism is Wrong: Morality and Political Violence (OUP 2008), The Ethics of Care: Personal, Political, and Global (OUP 2006), Feminist Morality: Transforming Culture, Society, and Politics (Chicago 1993), Rights and Goods: Justifying Social Action (Free Press 1984), and The Public Interest and Individual Interests (Basic Books 1970). Her edited collections include Justice and Care: Essential Readings in Feminist Ethics (Westview Press 1995), and Property, Profits, and Economic Justice (Wadsworth 1980). In 2001–2002 she was President of the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association.



Aaron James is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Irvine. He is author of Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy (OUP 2012) and numerous articles on meta-ethics, moral theory, and political philosophy. He has been an ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, and Visiting Professor of Philosophy at New York University.



Peter Jones is Emeritus Professor of Political Philosophy at Newcastle University, UK. Much of his recent work has focused on issues associated with differences of belief, culture, and value, including those of toleration, accommodation, compromise, recognition, freedom of expression, and discrimination law. He has also written on various aspects of rights, including human rights, group rights, and welfare rights, and on democracy, self-determination, and international justice.



Matthew H. Kramer is Professor of Legal and Political Philosophy at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, and is the Director of the Cambridge Forum for Legal and Political (p. xii) Philosophy. He is the author of sixteen books and the co-editor of four further books. His most recently published book is H. L. A. Hart: The Nature of Law (Polity Press 2018).



Rahul Kumar is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Queen’s University, Ontario. He is the author of several articles on contractualist moral theory. His current research concerns non-consequentialism and intergenerational obligations.



Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen is Professor of Political Theory at University of Aarhus, Denmark, and Professor II in Philosophy at University of Tromsø, Norway. He works primarily in the fields of political and moral philosophy and has published papers in journals including Journal of Political Philosophy; Ethics, Philosophy & Public Affairs; Philosophical Studies; and Economics and Philosophy. He is the author of Luck Egalitarianism (Bloomsbury 2015) and Born Free and Equal? (OUP 2013). Presently, he is working on a book on affirmative action. He is associate editor of Ethics.



Colin Macleod is Professor of Philosophy and Law at the University of Victoria. His research focuses on issues in contemporary moral, political, and legal theory, with a special focus on distributive justice and equality; children, families, and justice; and democratic ethics. He is the author of Liberalism, Justice, and Markets (OUP 1998); co-author with Ben Justice of Have a Little Faith: Religion, Democracy, and the American Public School (University of Chicago Press 2016), and co-editor with David Archard of The Moral and Political Status of Children (OUP 2002).



Joseph Mazor is a visiting academic at the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science at the London School of Economics. He works on issues of distributive justice, environmental ethics, philosophy of welfare economics, and democratic theory.



David Miller is Professor of Political Theory at the University of Oxford and a Senior Research Fellow at Nuffield College. His research interests include social justice, nationality, and global justice. His most recent books are Justice for Earthlings (CUP 2013) and Strangers in our Midst: The Political Philosophy of Immigration (Harvard University Press 2016).



Jeffrey Moriarty is Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Bentley University. His research interests lie in political philosophy and business ethics, and at the intersection of these fields. He is especially interested in questions of just distribution in state and organizational contexts. Publications to feature his work include Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, Noûs, Philosophical Studies, and Social Theory and Practice.



Serena Olsaretti is ICREA Research Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. Her current research is mostly focused on family justice. She is the author of Liberty, Desert and the Market (CUP 2004), and the editor of Preferences and Well-Being (CUP 2006) and Desert and Justice (OUP 2003). She has published articles in various journals, including Philosophy and Public Affairs, the Journal of Political Philosophy, Analysis, Economics & Philosophy and Utilitas.



(p. xiii) Michael Otsuka is a Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at the London School of Economics. In addition to prioritarianism and egalitarianism, his current research interests encompass the morality of imposing risks, harming, and saving from harm; the benefits of risk-pooling and other forms of cooperation; and the virtues of left-libertarianism versus social democracy. His articles have appeared in Philosophy and Public Affairs, Ethics, and the Journal of Political Philosophy, among other places.



Alan Patten teaches political theory at Princeton University. He is the author of Equal Recognition: The Moral Foundations of Minority Rights (Princeton University Press 2014) and of Hegel’s Idea of Freedom (OUP 1999). From 2010 to 2017 he served as editor of the journal Philosophy & Public Affairs.



Jonathan Quong is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern California. He taught previously at the University of Manchester, and has held visiting positions at the Australian National University, Princeton University, and Tulane University. His areas of research are political and moral philosophy. He is the author of Liberalism without Perfection (OUP 2011).



Ingrid Robeyns holds the Chair in Ethics of Institutions at Utrecht University. She has written extensively on the capability approach and various problems of social and distributive justice.



David Schmidtz is Kendrick Professor of Philosophy, Eller Chair of Service-Dominant Logic, and Department Head of Political Economy and Moral Science at the University of Arizona. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Social Philosophy & Policy. His book with Harry Brighouse on Markets in Education is forthcoming from Oxford University Press.



Chad van Schoelandt is an Assistant Professor at Tulane University. He works primarily on social and political philosophy, particularly related to social norms and the public reason tradition. His recent works appear in Philosophical Studies, Philosophical Quarterly, and Law and Philosophy.



Shlomi Segall is a Professor of Political Philosophy and the Chair of the Program in Politics, Philosopy, and Economics (PPE) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the author of Health, Luck, and Justice (Princeton University Press 2010), Equality and Opportunity (OUP 2013), and Why Inequality Matters (CUP 2016).



Hillel Steiner is Emeritus Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Manchester and a Fellow of the British Academy. He is the author of An Essay on Rights (Blackwell 1994) and co-author (with Matthew Kramer and Nigel Simmonds) of A Debate over Rights: Philosophical Enquiries (OUP 2000). His current research concerns the concept of ‘the just price’, and the application of libertarian principles to global and genetic inequalities.



Isaac Taylor is a Scholar in Residence at the Center for Western Civilization, Thought and Policy, University of Colorado Boulder. His research interests focus on questions (p. xiv) surrounding global justice (especially relating to the provision of global public goods) and security policy. He is currently completing a book manuscript on the ethics of counterterrorism.



Peter Vallentyne is Florence G. Kline Professor of Philosophy at the University of Missouri. He writes on issues of liberty and equality in the theory of justice (and left libertarianism in particular) and, more recently on enforcement rights (rights to protect primary rights). He is an associate editor of the Journal of the American Philosophical Association and of Social Choice and Welfare.



Alex Voorhoeve is a Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at the London School of Economics. He works on distributive justice, healthcare justice, and rational choice theory. His articles have appeared in Philosophy and Public Affairs, Ethics, and Economics and Philosophy, among other places.



Steven Wall is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona, where he is a member of both the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom and the Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law Program. He is the author of Liberalism, Perfectionism and Restraint (CUP 1998), and the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Liberalism. He is a co-editor of Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy.