Faculty of Arts - Arts Administration


Professor Gillian Brock

BSc, BA(Hons) (Cape Town), MA, PhD (Duke)

Professor,
Deputy Dean

Professor Gillian Brock

Arts Administration, Humanities, Arts Faculty Office, Philosophy

Email: g.brock@auckland.ac.nz

Extension: 88739 (ph + 64 9 373 7599)

Location:
Arts 2
18 Symonds St
Level 3
Room 322



Research interests

Political philosophy; ethics; applied ethics.

 

Current research

Much of my current research is on topics of Global Justice.  For a sample of debates in which I am currently engaged see the section below titled "Symposia".  I am happy to consider supervising graduate students on these and related topics.

Recent publications

BROCK, G. (ed.) Cosmopolitanism versus Non-Cosmopolitanism. Forthcoming Oxford University Press.

BENATAR, S. and BROCK, G. (eds.) Global Health and Global Health Ethics.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 342, 2011. Available in paperback and electronically, including as an ebook.

BROCK, G. Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 384, 2009. Available in paperback, hardback and electronically.

BROCK, G. and BRIGHOUSE, H. (eds.) The Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 262, 2005. Available in paperback, hardback and electronically.

BROCK, G. and MOELLENDORF, D. (eds.) Current Debates in Global Justice.  Dordrecht; Boston; Norwell, MA: Kluwer/Springer Academic Publishers, 312, 2005. Available in paperback, hardback and electronically.

BROCK, G. (ed.) Necessary Goods: Our Responsibilities to Meet Others' Needs. Oxford and Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 239, 1998. Available in paperback, hardback and electronically.

BROCK, G. “Self-Determination and Global Justice: Mutually Reinforcing Rather than in Tension” Public Affairs Quarterly, 26, 57-69, 2012.

BROCK, G. “Cosmopolitanism versus Non-Cosmopolitanism: The State of Play”, The Monist, 94 (4), 455-465, 2011.

BROCK, G. “How Does Equality Matter?” Journal of Social Philosophy, Volume XLII, Number 1, 76-87, 2011.

BROCK, G. “Feasibility, Nationalism, Migration, Justification, and Global Justice: Some further thoughts”, Global Justice: Theory, Practice, Rhetoric, Issue 4, 50-76, 2011.

BROCK, G. “Being reasonable in the face of pluralism and other alleged  problems for Global Justice”, Ethics and Global Politics, 3, no. 2, 155-170, 2010.

BROCK, G. “Reforming our Taxation Arrangements to Promote Global Gender Justice”, Philosophical Topics 37, No. 2,141-160, 2010.

BROCK, G. “Recent Work on Rawls’s Law of Peoples: Critics versus Defenders” American Philosophical Quarterly 47, 1, 85-101, January 2010.

BROCK, G. “Concerns about Global Justice: A Response to Critics”, Journal of Global Ethics, 5 (3), 269-280, December, 2009.

BROCK, G. “Taxation and Global Justice: Closing the Gap Between Theory and Practice”, Journal of Social Philosophy 39 (2), 161-184, Summer 2008.

BROCK, G. and ATKINSON, Q.D. “What can examining the psychology of nationalism tell us about our prospects for aiming at the Cosmopolitan Vision?” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 11, 165-179, 2008.

BROCK, G. “Global Distributive Justice, Entitlement, and Desert,” Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Suppl. Vol. 31, 109-138, 2005. (First published in 2007.).

Professor Gillian Brock's Recent Publications

Symposia on Global Justice (OUP, 2009)

Brock, G. Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 384, 2009.

The book has recently been the subject of a symposium that appeared in the Journal of Global Ethics Volume 5, No. 3, December 2009. The symposium includes review essays by Chris Armstrong, David Miller, and Darrel Moellendorf. I respond to these review essays in the same issue on pp 269-280.

Read more information about this symposium

Read my response on Informa World website


Brock, Gillian. “Concerns about Global Justice: A Response to Critics.” Journal of Global Ethics 5, no. 3 (2009): doi: 10.1080/17449620903403416. Read this on Informaworld.com

Read the review essay by Chris Armstrong

Read the review essay by Darrel Moellendorf

Read the review essay by David Miller

 

To read essays on my book, Global Justice, by Omar Dahbour and Cindy Holder, along with my response see:

Public Affairs Quarterly, 26, 2012.

Available here:

http://paq.press.illinois.edu/26/1/index.html

 

To read essays on the book by Bruce Landesman and Cindy Holder, along with my response, see:

Diametros: A Polish Journal of Philosophy, 31, 2012.

Available here:

http://www.diametros.iphils.uj.edu.pl/?l=2&p=anr26&m=25&if=0&ii=32&ik=31

 

To read essays on the book by Anthony Langlois and Graham Findlay, along with my response, see:

Astrolabio. Revista international de filosofia, 12, 2011.

Available here:

http://www.raco.cat/index.php/Astrolabio/issue/view/18458/showToc

 

To read essays on the book by Christian Barry, Christoph Boszies, Luis Cabrera, Holly Lawford-Smith, Patti Tamara Lenard, along with my response, see:

Global Justice: Theory, Practice, Rhetoric, Issue 4, 50-76, 2011. [ISSN: 1835-6842]. 

Available here:

http://www.mwpweb.eu/MiriamRonzoni/publication_1052.html

 

To read essays on the book by Janna Thompson and Jon Mandle, along with my response, see:

Etica e Politica: Revista di filosophia/Ethics & Politics, 8 (1), 308-317, 2011.

Available here:

http://www.openstarts.units.it/dspace/handle/10077/5618

 

To read a response to an article by Stan van Hooft on my book in a previous issue, see:

BROCK, G. “Being reasonable in the face of pluralism and other alleged  problems for Global Justice”, Ethics and Global Politics, 3, no. 2, 155-170, 2010.

Available here:

http://www.ethicsandglobalpolitics.net/index.php/egp/issue/view/291

 

To read an exchange of ideas from the book with Richard Miller and Darrel Moellendorf, along with my response, see:

Journal of Social Philosophy, Volume XLII, Number 1, 76-87, 2011.

Available here:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com.ezproxy.auckland.ac.nz/doi/10.1111/josp.2011.42.issue-1/issuetoc

 

For some further reviews and review essays see:

Rosemary Bechler “Taking on the sceptics” The Political Quarterly, Vol. 80, No 4 (2009), see pages 599-600.

Nicole Hassoun has a review essay in Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy Volume 34 (2009), pages 257-261.

For a summary of further reviews see: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199230945.do

Current teaching


Philosophy
Course Title Availability in 2014
PHIL 205 Community, Society and Rights Semester 2
PHIL 310 Political Philosophy 3 Semester 1
PHIL 728 Political Philosophy 1 Semester 1
PHIL 764 Medical Ethics Not offered in 2014.
PHIL 767 Global Justice Semester 1


Professor Gillian Brock's Teaching


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