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

Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa

18 October 2019 | Brighton, UK

BOOK LAUNCH and workshop at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Brighton, UK

What have we learnt from ten years of Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programmes in Nigeria?

October 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 52: By Oludiran Akinleye, Olabanji Akinola, Adebanke Akinrimisi, Seyi Shadare, and Gbenga Shadare (University of Lagos, Nigeria)

Social Policy, Poverty, and Inequality in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

5 September 2019 | Dubrovnik

BOOK LAUNCH with editors Tatiana Chubarova and Paul Stubbs and contributing authors Natalia Gregorieva and Noemi Lendvai Bainton at "The Breakthrough of the Social" conference 2019

News from CROPNET

International Science Council (ISC) inaugural Action Plan 2019-2021

October 2019

The ISC's inaugural Action Plan, Advancing Science as a Global Public Good, was recently shared with ISC members.

Launch and Workshop Event: CALL FOR PROPOSALS (Deadline 15 July)

Friday 18 October 2019

‘Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa’ Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton, UK

The Breakthrough of the Social: Practical Utopias, Wisdom and Radical Transformations - Social work

2-6 September 2019 | Dubrovnik, Croatia

CONFERENCE commemorating 30 years of social work courses at the Inter-university centre (IUC).