Thomas Pogge

Thomas Pogge

Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs / Yale University, USA

Having received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard, Thomas Pogge writes and teaches on moral and political philosophy and Kant.

He is also Research Director at the Oslo University Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature and Adjunct Professor of Political Philosophy at the Centre for Professional Ethics of the University of Central Lancashire (CSMN).

Recently awarded by the European Research Council, “Performance-based Innovation Rewards" (2014-18), and winner of The American Philosophical Association's 2013 Gregory Kavka Prize in political philosophy for his paper: “Are We Violating the Human Rights of the World's Poor?".

Among his recent authored and co-authored publications include:

  • Tax Abuses, Poverty and Human Rights. London, International Bar Association 2013.
  • Politics as Usual: What Lies behind the Pro-Poor Rhetoric. Cambridge, Polity Press 2010.
  • Hacer justicia a la humanidad: Problemas de ética práctica. Ciudad de México, Fondo de Cultura Económica FCE 2009.

Edited and Co-Edited Publications:

  • Global Financial Crisis (Co-Edited): the Ethical Issues, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2011.
  • Giving Well (Co-Edited): The Ethics of Philanthropy. Oxford University Press 2011.
  • Absolute Poverty and Global Justice (Co-Edited): Empirical Data – Moral Theories – Initiatives. Aldershot: Ashgate 2009.
  • World Poverty and Human Rights: Cosmopolitan Responsibilities and Reforms, 2nd edition. Cambridge: Polity Press 2008.
  • Global Justice and Global Ethics, (Co-edited). Paragon House 2008.

CROP News and Events

Organisational Changes at the CROP Secretariat

1 December 2018

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council (ISC) have announced organisational changes at the CROP Secretariat.

​The Democratic Developmental State: North-South Perspectives

February 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION: Edited by Chris Tapscott, Tor Halvorsen, Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario.

The Political Economy of Poverty and Social Transformations of the Global South

February 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION Edited by Mariano Féliz and Aaron L. Rosenberg.

News from CROPNET

Knowledge, evidence and how to "leave no one behind"

14-16 October 2019 | University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Afica

CALL FOR PAPERS - DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 20 May 2019: International workshop co-organised by UiB-Global, UKZN, CODESRIA, HSRC and DST

Jobs: The highway out of poverty

24 April (10:00-11:30) | Bergen Global

LECTURE by David McKenzie, Lead Economist in the World Bank Development Research Group, Finance and Private Sector Development Unit

World Science Forum 2019

20-23 November, 2019 | Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Science, Ethics and Responsibility" (deadline 10 April).