Thomas Pogge

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Professor Thomas Pogge

"Having received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard University, Thomas Pogge writes and teaches on moral and political philosophy and Kant. His recent publications include John Rawls: His Life and Theory of Justice, Oxford 2007; Freedom from Poverty as a Human Right, edited, Oxford 2007; Global Institutions and Responsibilities, edited with Christian Barry, Blackwell 2005; Real World Justice, edited with Andreas Follesdal, Springer 2005; World Poverty and Human Rights, Polity 2002; and Global Justice, edited, Blackwell 2001. 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), the National Institutes of Health (Bethesda), the Australian Research Council, and the BUPA Foundation.

"He is currently Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University, Professorial Fellow at the ANU Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE), and Research Director at the Oslo University Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature (CSMN)." [1]

Select Grants

  • Grants by Carnegie Council for Ethics and International Affairs (New York) and Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Forschung (Bielefeld) for a conference on global justice, June 2000
  • Member of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science, with a supplementary grant from the Global Security and Sustainability Program of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation: 1999-2000
  • Fellowship at the Centre for Advanced Study, Oslo: 1-6/1996
  • Alexander Hamilton Medal from the Columbia University Alumni Association: 11/1994
  • L.S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow at the Princeton University Center for Human Values: 1993-94
  • Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Philosophy Department on an NEH Fellowship for University Teachers: 1990-91
  • Member of the Senior Common Room, Wolfson College, Oxford, on a Columbia University Chamberlain Fellowship: 7-12/1987
  • Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship at the University of Maryland Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy: 1986-87

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  1. About, Health Impact Fund, accessed February 16, 2010.
  2. About, Health Impact Fund, accessed February 16, 2010.