Robeyns

Ingrid Robeyns

Holder of the Chair Ethics of Institutions at Utrecht University, Faculty of Humanities and the Ethics Institute, and chair of the Chamber Ethics/Practical Philosophy of the Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW).

Postes occupés

2013-2014 à aujourd'hui Chercheur-e associé-e,

Biographie

Ingrid Robeyns is a philosopher and economist by training. She holds the Chair Ethics of Institutions at Utrecht University, Faculty of Humanities and the Ethics Institute. She is also the chair of the Chamber Ethics/Practical Philosophy of the Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW). Until early 2014 she was a professor of Practical Philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Director of the OZSW.

Her teaching spans normative ethics and applied ethics, as well as (normative) political philosophy. At the graduate level, she has in recent years been teaching mainly theories of justice and economic ethics. In addition, Robeyns has taught several interdisciplinary courses related to human development and the capability approach. She is supervising PhD-students in those areas as well as in methodology in ethics and in human rights theory.

Her research focusses on theories of justice, economic ethics, and a cluster of normative questions related to demography, gender, the family, economic institutions and sustainability. She is currently writing up an interdisciplinary monograph on the capability approach (forthcoming with Open Book Publishers), and is editing an introductory ethics book (in Dutch) together with Martin van Hees and Thomas Nys (forthcoming 2014 with Uitgeverij Boom). Her last book Measuring Justice. Primary goods and Capabilities (Cambridge University Press, 2010) was co-edited with Harry Brighouse.

Recent publications

  • (2013) ‘The capability approach’, in: F. D’Agostino and G. Gaus (eds.) Routledge Companion to Social and Political Philosophy, New York: Routledge, pp. 456-466.
  • (2013) ‘Capability Ethics’, in: H. LaFollette and I. Persson (eds.) The Blackwell Guide to Ethical Theory, New York: Blackwell, pp. 412-432.
  • (2013) ‘Can Person-Centered Care Deal with Atypical Persons?’, American Journal of Bioethics, 13(8), pp. 44-46 (with Sem de Maagt).
  • (2013) ‘Het rechtvaardigheidsdenken van Amartya Sen’ in: Amartya Sen, Het Idee van Rechtvaardigheid’, Lemniscaat, pp. 7-22 (Inleiding bij de Nederlandse vertaling van The Idea of Justice).
  • (2013) ‘Waarom vrouwen in de wetenschap geen gelijke kansen krijgen’, Samenleving & Politiek, 2013/8, pp. 50-55.
  • (2013) ‘Kunnen we onze rijkdom rechtvaardigen?’, De Helling, 2013/3, pp. 42-43.
  • (2012) ‘Are Transcendental Theories of Justice Redundant?’, Journal of Economic Methodology, 19(2), pp. 159-163 (with a reply by Amartya Sen).
  • (2012) ‘Should Maternity Leave be Expanded?’, Ethics and Social Welfare, 6(2), pp. 206-212.
  • (2012) ‘Gender, Care and Property-Owning Democracy’, in Martin O’Neill and Thad Williamson (eds.) Property-Owning Democracy: Rawls and Beyond, London: Wiley-Blackwells, pp. 163-179.
  • (2011) ‘Equality-Promoting Parental Leave’, Journal of Social Philosophy, 42/2, July 2011, pp. 173-191 (with Anca Gheaus).
  • (2011) ‘A Universal Duty to Care’, in: A. Gosseries & Y. Vanderborght (eds.), Arguing about Justice. Essays for Philippe Van Parijs, Louvain: Press Universitaires the Louvain, pp. 283-290.
  • (2011) ‘The Capability Approach’, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 14 April 2011, online.
  • (2011) ‘Bookreview of Martha Nussbaum’s Creating Capabilities’, Notre Dame Philosophy Reviews, 2011.09.23, September 2011, online.
  • (2011) ‘Zorg, arbeid, en man/vrouw emancipatie’ Filosofie en Praktijk, 32(4), pp. 6-22.
  • (2011) ‘Het vaderschap als incident – en andere onopgeloste problemen’, Socialisme & Democratie, 2011, issues 1&2, pp. 45-54.
  • (2011) ‘Capability’, in: Keith Dowding (ed.) Encyclopedia of Power, Thousand Oaks: SAGE, pp. 83-84.

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