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ADAM HOSEIN (PhD, MIT, 2009) works mainly in moral, political, and legal philosophy, with a special interest in issues of global justice. Before coming to CU, he was a fellow in law and philosophy at the University of Chicago Law School. He holds a BA from Merton College, Oxford and a PhD from MIT.
Some topics he has worked on are immigration, self-defense, war, campaign finance, contractualism, criminal process, aggregation, and distributive justice. He also has interests in related questions about race and gender.
Dr. Hosein will be a Visiting Assistant Professor at Harvard University for the academic year 2014-2015.
- "Is Anything Just Plain Good?" (with Mahrad Almotahari) forthcoming in Philosophical Studies
- "Immigration: The Case for Legalization," forthcoming in Social Theory and Practice
- "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)