Blain Neufeld

Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
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PhD, University of Michigan
M Phil, (Politics) University of Oxford

Research Interests

Political Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy of Action

Teaching Interests

Political Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy of Action, Applied Ethics

Selected Publications:

Neufeld, B. E. () Rawlsian Political Liberalism and Democratic Education. The Cambridge Handbook of Democratic Education . Cambridge University Press.
Neufeld, B. E. (2023) Political Activism, Egalitarian Justice, and Public Reason. Journal of Social Philosophy , 1-18.
Neufeld, B. E. (2022) Public Reason and Political Autonomy. 208. Routledge.
Neufeld, B. E. (2021) Review of Daniel Halliday, The Inheritance of Wealth (Oxford University Press, 2018). Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.
Neufeld, B. E. (2020) Political Liberalism, Autonomy, and Education. The Palgrave Handbook of Citizenship and Education . Palgrave Macmillan.
Neufeld, B. E. (2019) Shared Intentions, Public Reason, and Political Autonomy. Canadian Journal of Philosophy , 49(6), 776-804.
Neufeld, B. E. (2019) Non-Domination and Political Liberal Citizenship Education. Philosophical Perspectives on Moral and Civic Education: Shaping Citizens , 135-155. Routledge.
Neufeld, B. E., & Watson, L. (2018) The Tyranny — or the Democracy — of the Ideal?. Cosmos + Taxis , 5(2), 47-61.
Neufeld, B. E. (2018) ‘The Kids are Alright’: Political Liberalism, Leisure Time, and Childhood. Philosophical Studies , 175(5), 1057-1070.
Neufeld, B. E. (2018) Just Leisure?. The LSE Forum for Philosophy .
Neufeld, B. E. (2017) Freedom, Money, and Justice as Fairness. Politics, Philosophy & Economics , 16(1), 70-92.
Neufeld, B. E. (2017) Review of Martin D. Carcieri, Applying Rawls in the Twenty-First Century. Review of Politics.
Neufeld, B. E. (2017) Why Public Reasoning Involves Ideal Theorizing. Political Utopias: Contemporary Debates , 73-93. New York: Oxford University Press.
Neufeld, B. E. (2015) Public Reason. The Cambridge Rawls Lexicon , 666-672. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Neufeld, B. E. (2015) Review of Anthony Laden, “Reasoning: A Social Picture” (Oxford University Press, 2012). 243-246. Theory and Research in Education.
Neufeld, B. E. (2015) Review of Shlomi Segall, Equality and Opportunity (Oxford University Press, 2013). Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.
Neufeld, B. E., & Schoelandt, C. V. (2014) Political Liberalism, Ethos Justice, and Gender Equality. Law and Philosophy , 33(1), 75-104.
Neufeld, B. E. (2013) Liberal Foreign Policy and the Ideal of Fair Social Cooperation. Journal of Social Philosophy , 44(3), 291-308.
Neufeld, B. E. (2013) Political Liberalism and Citizenship Education. Philosophy Compass , 8(9), 781-797.
Neufeld, B. E. (2011) Aid to Burdened Societies. Encyclopedia of Global Justice , 26-29. Springer.