Philosophy is my field of study. For the last decade or so, I’ve been working on issues in political philosophy and its history.
In the pages of this portfolio you’ll find information about me and my philosophical interests - about who I am, what I have done, what I hope to do, and how you can get in touch with me, if you’d like to know more.
I work on the link between justice and freedom. I do so by:
Areas of specialization
Areas of Competence
On the main difference between the political philosophies of Rousseau and Kant: that they ground justice in two different concepts of freedom.
In this essay I use the political theory of Hugo Grotius to present and discuss the pull and the problems of philosophical libertarianism.
In this essay I try to explain why Kant claims that autonomy of the will is the supreme principle of morality and what he means by it.
An interdisciplinary course on the historical, philosophical, literary, and political aspects of our utopian and dystopian imaginations.
A class where we study whether and how perfectionism, which appears to license the grossest sorts of paternalism, can be compatible with the commitment to freedom that is at the core of liberal democracy?
A class where we study a number of issues pertaining to legal punishment and the attribution of legal responsibility.