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Thomas Pogge

Since receiving his PhD in philosophy from Harvard, Thomas Pogge has been teaching moral and political philosophy and Kant at Columbia University.

His recent publications include Freedom from Poverty as a Human Right, edited, Oxford forthcoming; “Human Rights and Global Health,” in Barry and Pogge, eds.: Global Institutions and Responsibilities, Blackwell 2005; “The First UN Millennium Development Goal,” in Follesdal and Pogge, eds.: Real World Justice, Springer 2005; “The Incoherence between Rawls’s Theories of Justice,” Fordham Law Review, 2004; World Poverty and Human Rights, Polity 2002; “Can the Capability Approach be Justified?,” Philosophical Topics, 2002; Global Justice, edited, Blackwell 2001; and with Sanjay Reddy “How Not to Count the Poor,” in Anand and Stiglitz, eds.: Measuring Global Poverty, Oxford forthcoming (

Pogge is editor for social and political philosophy for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy and a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science. His work was supported, most recently, by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, All Souls College (Oxford), and the National Institutes of Health (Bethesda). He is currently Professorial Research Fellow at the ANU Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics.

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