Kei Hiruta is Research Fellow in philosophy at the University of Oxford; Junior Research Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford; and (non-residential) Carnegie-Uehiro Fellow and Global Ethics Fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. His research mainly lies at the intersection of political philosophy and intellectual history, with particular interest in the idea of freedom and its history.
Hiruta also writes about contemporary political issues from a normative theoretical angle and is an associate editor of the Journal of Practical Ethics. He received his D.Phil. in political theory from the University of Oxford and has held visiting research positions at Columbia University and the University of Tokyo.
- The Death of a Pacifist?: On Akiyuki Nosaka's Death
- A Storm in a Bucket: Lessons from the Ice Bucket Challenge Controversy
- A Sick Asian Man Goes to Multicultural Europe: A Tale of Modern Citizenship in Transition
- Book Review: Political Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: Authors and Arguments
- Home Alone?
- The Art of Inconclusiveness
- Rage against Virtual Rape
- The One and the Many: Reading Isaiah Berlin [Full Text]
Last Updated: Dec 04, 2013