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Andrew Jason Cohen

Associate Professor    

Ph.D., Philosophy, Georgetown University, 1997
B.A., Economics and Philosophy, Emory University, 1989


Social and Political Philosophy; Normative Ethical Theory


Andrew Jason (“AJ”) Cohen has published articles in EthicsThe Canadian Journal of PhilosophyThe Southern Journal of PhilosophyThe American Philosophical QuarterlyThe Pacific Philosophical QuarterlyThe Journal of Ethics, and elsewhere. Much of his time is spent thinking and writing about toleration; his first book, Toleration was published in 2014 on Polity Press’s “Key Concepts” series, and his second book, Toleration and Freedom from Harm: Liberalism Reconceived was published by Routledge in 2018. He also does work with issues taking the individual agent as a source of normativity, individualism and communitarianism, the nature of exchange, and the nature and morality of waste. He also blogs at