Philip N. Pettit

Laurance S. Rockefeller Univeristy Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values
Director, Program in Political Philosophy

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PHILIP PETTIT teaches political theory and philosophy at Princeton University, where he is Laurance S.Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values. His books include The Common Mind (OUP 1996), Republicanism (OUP 1997), Rules, Reasons and Norms (OUP 2002) and Made with Words: Hobbes on Language, Mind and Politics (PUP 2008). He is the co-author of Economy of Esteem (OUP 2004), with Geoffrey Brennan; and Mind, Morality and Explanation (OUP 2004), a selection of papers with Frank Jackson and Michael Smith.  He is currently working on a book on Group Agency: The Possibility, Design and Status of Corporate Agents (OUP, forthcoming) with Christian List, LSE. Common Minds: Themes from the Philosophy of Philip Pettit appeared in 2007 with OUP, edited by Michael Smith, Geoffrey Brennan, Robert Goodin, and Frank Jackson. In 2009 he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.