B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1988
M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1994
Ethics, social philosophy, political philosophy, applied ethics, practical ethics
Andrew I. Cohen, PhD., is Director of the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at Georgia State University. He speaks regularly to lay and professional groups about themes in applied and practical ethics, social philosophy, and political philosophy. He is the author of Apologies and Moral Repair: Rights, Duties and Corrective Justice (Routledge, 2020), and Philosophy, Ethics, Public Policy (Routledge, 2015). He is also editor of Philosophy and Public Policy – (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2018), and, with Christopher Heath Wellman, Contemporary Debates in Applied Ethics (Wiley Blackwell, 2005, 2014).
Reparations and apologies for historic injustices, the ethics of friendship, biomedical ethics, research ethics
- Decatur Book Festival, Fall 2020, Race and Social Justice Book Talk series, Oct 19, 2020: Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor/contributor Jim Auchmutey interviews Andrew I. Cohen about his 2020 book, Apologies and Moral Repair: Rights, Duties, and Corrective Justice.
- Featured guest on “Speaking Broadly”, a radio call-in interview show on WRFG-FM hosted by GSU Philosophy Minor Adam Wadley, August 16, 2018, to discuss apologies, reparations, and the political economy of recovering from chronic poverty.
- Featured guest on “Free Thoughts,” a podcast series sponsored by Cato Institute, July 13, 2015, to discuss some of the themes from my book, Philosophy, Ethics, and Public Policy (Routledge, 2015).
“Contra Criminalization,” Liberty Forum contribution, November 21, 2017, https://lawliberty.org/forum/contra-criminalization/
“Ethics and Professional Practice,” in Practicing Professional Ethics in Economics and Public Policy, Elizabeth Searing and Donald R. Searing, eds. (Dordrecht: Springer, 2016), 237-44. https://www.springer.com/us/book/9789401773058 and https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-7306-5_14
Philosophy and Public Policy – (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2018). https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781786605245/Philosophy-and-Public-Policy/. This first edition featured 12 essays (13 authors total), plus an introduction. 246 pp.
(co-edited with Christopher Heath Wellman): Contemporary Debates in Applied Ethics, 2nd edition (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014). https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Contemporary+Debates+in+Applied+Ethics%2C+2nd+Edition-p-9781118479391. Wellman and I equally shared editorial duties. This revised edition included six new topics (12 new essays), totaling 28 paired essays, plus a revised introduction and another essay on ethical theory. 458 pp.
Apologies and Moral Repair: Rights, Duties and Corrective Justice (Routledge, 2020). 204 pp. https://www.routledge.com/Apologies-and-Moral-Repair-Rights-Duties-and-Corrective-Justice/Cohen/p/book/9780367901035 .
Philosophy, Ethics, Public Policy (Routledge, 2015) - 233 pp. https://www.routledge.com/Philosophy-Ethics-and-Public-Policy-An-Introduction-1st-Edition/Cohen/p/book/9780415814171.