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alex guerrero

Alex Guerrero

Office Address: 

Department of Philosophy
5 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003

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Areas of Research/Interest: 

ethics, metaethics, political philosophy, legal philosophy

Alex Guerrero is pursuing a joint JD/PhD degree at NYU. He received his JD from NYU School of Law in 2008 and will complete his PhD in Philosophy at NYU in Spring 2012. His dissertation is in Political Philosophy, although he also works in Moral Philosophy, Legal Philosophy, and Metaethics, and has interests in Epistemology and African Philosophy. Alex’s research interests in law include Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Constitutional Law and Theory, Family Law, Immigration Law, Jurisprudence, Criminal Law, and Election Law. His published papers include:

  • "Lawyers, Context, and Legitimacy: A New Theory of Legal Ethics", Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics (forthcoming 2011)
  • "The Paradox of Voting and the Ethics of Political Representation", Philosophy and Public Affairs, Vol. 38, pp. 272-306 (2010)
  • "Don’t Know, Don’t Kill: Moral Ignorance, Culpability, and Caution",Philosophical Studies, Vol. 136, pp. 59-97 (2007)


Updated on 10/04/2011