Department of Philosophy
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B.A.(Hons), LL.B.(Hons), Melbourne; Ph.D., Columbia
(B.A.(Hons), LL.B.(Hons), Melbourne; Ph.D., Columbia), Professor of
Philosophy and Professor
of Law, specializes in legal, moral, and political philosophy, and
in the application of these inquiries to various branches of the
His publications include, The Myth of
Ownership: Taxes and Justice, coauthored with Thomas Nagel
Moral Demands in
Nonideal Theory (Oxford, 2000), "The Political Question of
the Concept of Law" in Hart's Postscript: Essays on the Postscript
to "The Concept of Law," Jules L. Coleman, ed. (Oxford, 2001),
"Beneficence, Law, and Liberty: The Case of Required Rescue,"
(Georgetown Law Journal, 2001), and "Institutions and the
Demands of Justice" (Philosophy & Public Affairs, 1998).
"Institutions and the Demands of Justice" - Reprinted from Philosophy & Public Affairs 27, no. 4 (fall 1998): 251-291. Copyright © 1998 by Princeton University Press. For permission to reproduce and distribute this article for course use, visit the web site http://pup.pupress.princeton.edu.
For more information about Professor Murphy's courses and publications, please visit his Law School web profile.