Christopher Morris

Christopher Morris (PhD, University of Toronto) is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Department. He is also a faculty member of the Committee on Politics, Philosophy, and Public Policy and was an Affiliated Research Scholar of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy. His interests are in moral and political philosophy, practical ethics, legal theory, and the theory of practical rationality. Some of his current research develops the implications of his book An Essay on the Modern State for international affairs and world order and, in particular, legitimacy. Other topics include justice and reasons for action and a number of questions about moral standing.

Vitae: Morris-curriculum vitae_0.pdf

Books Authored by Christopher Morris

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The dominant position in philosophy on the topic of practical rationality is that one acts so as to maximize the... Read more
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This collection of contemporary essays by a group of well-known philosophers and legal theorists covers various topics in... Read more
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This important book is the first serious philosophical examination of the modern state. It inquires into the justification... Read more
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This reader introduces students of philosophy and politics to the contemporary critical literature on the classical social... Read more
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Greg Kavka (1947-1994) was a prominent and influential figure in contemporary moral and political philosophy. The new essays... Read more
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This book addresses critical issues in normative ethical theory. Every such theory must contain not only a theory of... Read more
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In this volume a group of distinguished moral and social thinkers address the urgent problem of terrorism. The essays define... Read more
 

Books Edited by Christopher Morris

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The dominant position in philosophy on the topic of practical rationality is that one acts so as to maximize the... more