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Anca GheausAnca Gheaus

I am a philosopher who works on various issues concerning distributive justice. I am particularly interested in the relevance of personal relationships to justice. I published papers about gender justice, parental rights and duties, the nature and value of childhood, the goods of work and the ideal-non-ideal theory debate.

Andrew WaltonAndrew Walton

Andrew Walton is Lecturer in Political Philosophy in the Politics Department at Newcastle University. His research centres on questions of fairness in trade and justice in public policy.

Aveek BhattacharyaAveek Bhattacharya

Aveek Bhattacharya is a PhD student in Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He has an MPhil in Political Theory from the University of Oxford. His research interests include cosmopolitanism, migration and political economy. He blogs at

Beth KahnBeth Kahn

Beth Kahn is a moral and political philosopher working at the University of Durham. Her research centres around questions of social injustice and political action. Previously she worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Goethe University as part of the 'Justitia Amplificata' research group.

Bruno LeipoldBruno Leipold

Bruno Leipold is a political theorist and historian of political thought doing his PhD at the University of Oxford. His research interests are in anarchism, Marxism and republicanism.

Constanze BinderConstanze Binder

I am working as a philosopher at the Faculty of Philosophy (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics. I am particularly interested in human agency and the potential and limitations of markets to promote human well-being (broadly construed).

David V. AxelsenDavid V. Axelsen

David is a research fellow in the Government Department at The London School of Economics and an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Aarhus University. He sometimes arrives late at the airport (twice this year, so far), misses his plane and then gets very angry with himself.

Elisa PirasElisa Piras

Elisa is Research Fellow in Political Philosophy at Sant'Anna School for Advanced Studies (Pisa). Previously she has worked as a Research Fellow and Teaching Assistant in History of Political Thought at the Department of Social and Political Science of Bologna University. Her research interests include contemporary theories of justice, theories of global order, international ethics, foreign policy analysis.

Erin NashErin Nash

Erin is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society/Department of Philosophy at Durham University in the UK. She also hold a BSc (Hons) and a MSc (Philosophy and Public Policy). Her research interests lie at the interface of the philosophy of science and political-moral philosophy. Prior to re-entering academia she worked for government in Australia and not-for-profits in SE Asia and the UK.

Fay NikerFay Niker

Fay is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford University. Most broadly, Fay's research examines the implications of recent developments in the cognitive sciences for normative theory and (the moral bases of) public policy. You can find her published work at:

Florian OstmannFlorian Ostmann

Florian Ostmann is a PhD candidate in political philosophy at University College London. His research focuses on issues of fairness in international trade and theories of exploitation. Florian’s wider interests include moral theory, bioethics and public health, business ethics, and questions at the intersection between philosophy and economics.

Jan-Christoph HeilingerJan-Christoph Heilinger

Jan teaches moral philosophy at the University of Munich. His current interests are in cosmopolitan ethics, equality, responsibility for justice, and the like. He also works about the ethics of biotechnological enhancement interventions in healthy humans.

Jesper L PedersenJesper L Pedersen

Jesper recently completed his PhD in Political Theory at the School of Government & International Affairs, Durham University. He works on global justice, specifically responsibilities of the developed world towards developing countries. He's also the webmaster for this blog.

Julia HermannJulia Hermann

I am an Assistant Professor in Ethics of Technology at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. Previously I worked as teaching fellow at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation in Venice, as lecturer in social philosophy at Maastricht University, and as postdoctoral researcher at Utrecht University. I hold a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence. My husband and I live in Baarn, a village in the province of Utrecht, together with our two daughters Philine and Romy.

Kasper OssenblokKasper Ossenblok

I am a PhD student in Political Theory and junior assistant in Political Sciences at Ghent University. My main research interest is the study of liberal and libertarian theories of justice and equality. Among other things, I wonder what, if anything, liberals can learn from libertarians.

Lasse NielsenLasse Nielsen

I consider myself a political philosopher. I write about sufficientarianism, health and health care ethics, and virtue ethics. I forgot why. I am also considered among the three best flaghelmet players in Scandinavia.

Lisa HerzogLisa Herzog

I work on various questions at the intersection of economics and philosophy, currently focussing on ethics and organizations and ethics in finance. Methodologically, I sit between many chairs and I have come to like the variety. I think of my work as critical, empirically informed social philosophy.

Megan BlomfieldMegan Blomfield

I am a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Sheffield. My major area of research is global justice and the environment; with a focus on the problem of climate change and rights over land and natural resources.

Miriam RonzoniMiriam Ronzoni

Miriam is a Reader in Political Theory at the University of Manchester. She mainly works on global socio-economic justice, republicanism and non-domination beyond borders (at the EU as well as global level), problems of justification and method in theorizing about justice, and feminism.

Mirjam MullerMirjam Muller

Mirjam is a postdoctoral fellow at Justitia Amplificata at the Free University Berlin. Her research focuses on questions concerning the normative issues related to global relations of production, structural injustice and feminist theory.

Pierre-Etienne VandammePierre-Etienne Vandamme

I hold a Ph.D. in political philosophy from the University of Louvain (Belgium). My main research interests are theories of justice, democratic theory, education, social rights and socialism.

Rebecca GutwaldRebecca Gutwald

I am a post-doc researcher in the philosophy department at the university of Munich. My post-doc project is on the concept of resilience, capabilities and sustainabilty in social ethics.

Sara Van GoozenSara Van Goozen

I am an associate lecturer in political philosophy at the University of York. My research interests are in global ethics, just war theory and global justice, but I also like to read, and intend someday to write, about international (humanitarian) law, international relations theory, security, and other such topics. I'd probably have more time to do the latter if I didn't spend a lot of time watching videos online featuring inter-species animal friendships.

Siba HarbSiba Harb

I am a PHD fellow at the Institute of Philosophy at KU Leuven. I am working on questions of distributive justice and in particular on principles of justice that are relevant to the European Union.

Tim MeijersTim Meijers

Tim is assistant professor at Leiden University (Philosophy) and a postdoctoral researcher at the Ethics Institute in Utrecht University. He is interested in justice between generations, global justice, agency of justice, justice and the family, procreative ethics, and transitional justice.

Tom ParrTom Parr

Tom is a Lecturer in Political Theory at the University of Essex. He is interested in all areas of value theory, as well as playing darts and drinking Carling.

Tomer PerryTomer Perry

Tomer Perry is a research associate at the Edmond J. Safra center for Ethics at Harvard. He work on political theory and is particularly interested in democracy theory, global justice and everything in between.

Wouter PeetersWouter Peeters

I am a Lecturer in Global Ethics at the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics (University of Birmingham). I obtained my PhD in Philosophy and Moral Sciences in December 2014 from Vrije Universiteit Brussels with a dissertation on the challenges climate change (and other problems of environmental sustainability) pose to our conceptions of individual freedom and responsibility. Building on this, my current research focuses on the ethics of climate change, and the perspective of duty-bearers on issues of global justice. My broader research interests include global justice, human rights, climate ethics, cosmopolitanism and recognition theory.