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Andrew Jason Cohen


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


Social and Political Philosophy; Normative Ethical Theory


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  (CV and papers available at