Return to Directory

Andrew Jason Cohen

Professor    
Education

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

Specializations

Social and Political Philosophy; Normative Ethical Theory

Biography

Andrew Jason Cohen is Professor of Philosophy and Founding Coordinator of the Bachelors of Interdisciplinary Studies Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. He is the author of Toleration and Freedom from Harm: Liberalism Reconceived (Routledge, 2018) and Toleration (Polity, 2014) as well as articles in journals like Ethics, The Canadian Journal of Philosophy, and in new reference works like The International Encyclopedia of Ethics and The Cambridge Companion to Liberalism.  Increasingly, he is looking at toleration (or the lack thereof) in our system of criminal law and in business ethics.  He also blogs at http://www.bleedingheartlibertarians.com/.  (CV and papers available at https://andrewjasoncohen.academia.edu.)