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

    Mondays 11:00-12:00 and Wednesday 13:00-14:00

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

  • Principles of Social Justice (GV250)

  • Political Theory (GV908)

Publications

Journals (23)

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BOU-HABIB, P., (2006). Compulsory Insurance without Paternalism. Utilitas. 18 (03)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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:

Mondays 11:00-12:00 and Wednesday 13:00-14:00