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Liam Murphy

Professor of Law , Philosophy

B.A.(Hons), LL.B.(Hons), Melbourne; Ph.D., Columbia

Office Address: 

Department of Philosophy
5 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003


(212) 998-6160


(212) 995-4179

Areas of Research/Interest: 

legal philosophy, moral and political philosophy

Research Description: 

Specializes in legal, moral, and political philosophy, and in the application of these inquiries to various branches of the substantive law

Online Papers

"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

For more information about Professor Murphy's courses and publications, please visit his Law School web profile.

Updated on 02/12/2015