Professor Philip Pettit L.S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics & Human Values, Princeton University


Paper Title - European Republicanism: The Past and the Potential

Philip Pettit was born in Ballygar, Co. Galway and received his B.A. and M.A. from NUI Maynooth and his PhD from the Queen’s University, Belfast.
He is L.S.Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton, and Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy at the Australian National University. He works mainly in moral and political philosophy and in related foundational issues.
His books include The Common Mind (1993); Republicanism (1997); Group Agency (2011) with C. List; On the People’s Terms (2012); Just Freedom (2014); and The Robust Demands of the Good (2015). Common Minds: Themes from the Philosophy of Philip Pettit, Ed G.Brennan, Goodwin, Jackson and M.Smith, appeared from OUP in 2007. Philip Pettit- Five Themes from his Work, Ed S.Derpamn and D.Schweikard, appeared from Springer in 2016.

He is a Fellow of the Australian Academies of Humanities and Social Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the British Academy and an honorary member of the Royal Irish Academy. He holds an honorary doctorate from the NUI (2000, UCD) and from a number of other universities in Europe and North America.

He gave the Tanner Lectures in Human Values at Berkley in 2015, which are due to be published in 2017 under the title The Birth of Ethics.

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Rugadh Philip Pettit i mBéal Átha Ghártha, Co. na Gaillimhe agus bhain sé bunchéim agus céim mháistir amach in OÉ Má Nuad agus dochtúireacht in Ollscoil na Banríona, Béal Feirste.

Is Ollamh Ollscoile L.R. Rockefeller le Polaitíocht agus Luachanna Daonna in Princeton é, chomh maith le hOllamh Ollscoile Dearscna le Feaslúnacha in Ollscoil Náisiúnta na hAstráile, Oibríonn sé den chuid is mó le fealsúnacht mhorálta agus pholaitiúil agus le ceisteanna bunúsacha bainteacha.

I measc a leabhair tá The Common Mind (1993); Republicanism (1997); Group Agency (2011) le C. List; On the People’s Terms (2012); Just Freedom (2014); agus The Robust Demands of the Good (2015). D’eisigh OUP Common Minds: Themes from the Philosophy of Philip Pettit, Eag. G.Brennan, Goodwin, Jackson agus M.Smith, in 2007. D’eisigh Springer Philip Pettit - Five Themes from his Work, Eag. S.Derpamn agus D.Schweikard, in 2016.

Is Comhalta é de na Australian Academies of Humanities and Social Sciences, an American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an British Academy agus comhalta onórach d’Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann. Tá dochtúireacht onórach aige ó Ollscoil na hÉireann (2000, UCD) agus ó roinnt ollscoileanna eile san Eoraip agus i Meiriceá Thuaidh.

Thug sé Léachtaí Tanner ar Luachanna Daonna in Berkeley in 2015 agus tá siad le foilsiú in 2017 leis an teideal The Birth of Ethics.

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