People

Dr Paul Bou-Habib

Senior Lecturer
Department of Government
Dr Paul Bou-Habib
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872509

  • Location

    5.017, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Wednesday 11:00-13:00

Profile

Biography

Professor Paul Bou-Habib is the Undergraduate Director and the Director of the BA in Politics with Human Rights and a lecturer in Political Theory at the University of Essex. He has written articles on John Lockes arguments for religious toleration, the ground and scope for the accommodation of religious minorities, and the response the welfare state should take to imprudent behaviour.

Qualifications

  • BSc London School of Economics

  • MSc London School of Economics

  • PhD Princeton

Research and professional activities

Research interests

contemporary theories of distributive justice

the just distribution of resources between age groups

the role of the concept of dignity in normative political theory

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Principles of Social Justice (GV250)

  • Political Theory (GV908)

Publications

Journal articles (25)

Bou-Habib, P., Climate Justice and Historical Responsibility. The Journal of Politics

Bou-Habib, P., (2018). The Case for Replacement Migration. Journal of Political Philosophy

Bou-Habib, P., (2018). The Integrity of Religious Believers. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 1-13

Bou-Habib, P., (2017). Locke, natural law and civil peace: Reply to Tate. European Journal of Political Theory. 16 (1), 122-127

Bou-Habib, P. and Olsaretti, S., (2016). Equality of resources and the demands of authenticity. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy. 19 (4), 434-455

Bou-Habib, P., (2016). Climate Matters for Future People. Midwest Studies in Philosophy. 40 (1), 143-157

Bou-Habib, P., (2016). Gaus on Coercion and Welfare-State Capitalism: A Critique. Political Studies. 64 (3), 651-665

Bou-Habib, P., (2015). Locke’s Tracts and the anarchy of the religious conscience. European Journal of Political Theory. 14 (1), 3-18

Bou-Habib, P., (2014). The Moralized View of Parental Partiality. Journal of Political Philosophy. 22 (1), 66-83

Bou-Habib, P. and Olsaretti, S., (2013). Equality, Autonomy, and the Price of Parenting. Journal of Social Philosophy. 44 (4), 420-438

Bou-Habib, P., (2013). Parental subsidies: The argument from insurance. Politics, Philosophy & Economics. 12 (2), 197-216

Bou-Habib, P., (2011). Racial Profiling and Background Injustice. The Journal of Ethics. 15 (1-2), 33-46

Bou-Habib, P., (2011). Distributive Justice, Dignity, and the Lifetime View. Social Theory and Practice. 37 (2), 285-310

BOU-HABIB, PAUL., (2010). Who Should Pay for Higher Education?. Journal of Philosophy of Education. 44 (4), 479-495

Bou-Habib, P., (2010). Climate Change, Justice and Future Generations. Journal of Moral Philosophy. 7 (1), 151-153

Bou-Habib, P., (2008). Security, Profiling and Equality. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. 11 (2), 149-164

Bou-Habib, P., (2007). Equality and Value-holism. Ethics and Economics. 5 (1), 1-9

BOU-HABIB, PAUL., (2006). Compulsory Insurance without Paternalism. Utilitas. 18 (03), 243-263

BOU-HABIB, PAUL., (2006). A Theory of Religious Accommodation. Journal of Applied Philosophy. 23 (1), 109-126

Bou-Habib, P., (2006). Compulsory Insurance without Paternalism. Utilitas. 19 (3), 243-263

Bou-Habib, P. and Olsaretti, S., (2004). Land disputes and auctions: a response to Steiner and Wolff. Analysis. 64 (3), 284-287

Bou-Habib, P. and Olsaretti, S., (2004). Liberal Egalitarianism and Workfare. Journal of Applied Philosophy. 21 (3), 257-270

Bou-Habib, P. and Olsaretti, S., (2004). Land disputes and auctions: a response to Steiner and Wolff. Analysis. 64 (283), 284-287

Bou-Habib, P., (2003). Locke, Sincerity and the Rationality of Persecution. Political Studies. 51 (4), 611-626

Bou-Habib, P., (2003). Locke, Sincerity and the Rationality of Persecution. Political Studies. 51 (4), 611-626

Book chapters (1)

Bou-Habib, P. and Olsaretti, S., (2015). Autonomy and Children?s Well-being. In: The Nature of Children's Well-Being: Theory and Practice. Editors: Bagattini, A. and MacLeod, C., . Springer. 15- 33. 978-94-017-9251-6

Grants and funding

2014

Climate Matters

Aristotelian Society

Climate Matters

Mind Association

2010

Leverhulme Study Abroad - Justice Between Age Groups

Leverhulme Trust

Contact

pbou@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872509

Location:

5.017, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Wednesday 11:00-13:00