Department of Philosophy


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ADAM HOSEIN works mainly in moral, political, and legal philosophy, with a special interest in areas of international concern and issues relating to race or gender.

He has held fellowships and visiting positions at Chicago Law, Harvard University, the University of Toronto, and the Université catholique de Louvain. He holds a BA in philosophy, politics, and economics from Merton College, Oxford and a PhD from MIT.

recent publications
  • "Freedom, Sex-Stereotyping, and Anti-Discrimination Law," forthcoming in Law and Philosophy
  • "Is Anything Just Plain Good?" (with Mahrad Almotahari) forthcoming in Philosophical Studies
  • "Immigration: The Case for Legalization," Social Theory & Practice Vol 40, No 4 (2014)
  • "Doing, Allowing, and the State," Law and Philosophy Vol 33, No 2 (2014)
  • "Are Justified Attackers a Threat to the Rights Based Theory of Self-Defense?" in Helen Frowe and Gerald Lang (eds.) How We Fight (Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2014)
  • "Contractualism, Politics, and Morality," Acta Analytica Vol 28, No 4 (2013)
  • "Democracy, Paternalism, and Campaign Finance," Public Affairs Quarterly Vol 27, No 2 (2013)
  • "The Freedom of Movement Argument for Open Borders," Ethics and Global Politics Vol 6, No 1 (2013)

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