Dr Stewart Braun
MAR, M.Litt., Ph.D.
Dr. S. Stewart Braun is National Head of School for Philosophy.  Prior to arriving at ACU in 2013, he obtained his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Virginia and his MAR in Philosophical Theology from Yale University.  He specializes in social and political philosophy along with normative ethics.  In those areas, he focuses most fundmentally on distributive and productive justice, as well as the nature of virtue and its role in social organization.  He is currently in the early stages of a book manuscript exploring the normative implications of workplace democracy.
"A Modest Dilemma: Can the Virtue of Modesty Coexist with the Developmental Account of Virtue," Journal of Value Inquiry, in press 2020
"Pope Francis and Economic Democracy: Understanding Pope Francis&rsquo Radical (yet) Practical Approach to Political Economy,"Theological Studies, March 2020.
"Compromised Autonomy: Social Inequality and Issues of Status and Control,&rdquo in Kirchhoffer and Richards (eds.), Beyond Consent: Limits and Alternatives to Respect for Autonomy in Human Research Ethics and Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019).
Noell Birondo and S. Stewart Braun, Virtue & Reasons: New Essays on Virtue, Character, Reasons, (New York: Routledge Press, forthcoming 2017).
"The Virtue of Modesty and the Egalitarian Ethos," in Birondo and Braun (eds.), Virtue & Reasons: New Essays on Virtue, Character, and  Reasons (New York: Routledge Press, forthcoming 2017).
"Liberty, Political Equality and Wealth Transfer Taxation." Journal of Applied Philosophy 33 (November 2016): 379-395.
"Rescuing Indigenous Land Ownership: Revising Locke's Account of Original Appropriation through Cultivation." Theoria: A Journal of Social and Political Theory 61 (2014): 68-89.
"Mandatory Health Insurance, Liberalism, and Freedom." Public Affairs Quarterly 26 (July 2012): 179-197.
"Historical Entitlement and the Practice of Bequest: Is There a Moral Right of Bequest." Law and Philosophy 29 (2010):695-715.
Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Moral Philosophy, Applied Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Legal Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, Epistemology.
- American Philosophical Association
- Australasian Association of Philosophy
- Association for Political Theory
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