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Sibyl A. Schwarzenbach
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. Harvard University

Research Interests

  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Kant
  • Feminist Theory
  • Environmental Ethics

Courses Recently Taught

  • Kant's Ethical Theory (Fall 2010)
  • Global Justice (Fall 2008)
  • Social and Political Philosophy (core) (Spring 2008, Fall 2001)
  • Environmental Ethics (Fall 2006)
  • Kant's Ethics (Fall 2004)
  • Rawls and His Critics (Fall 2003)
  • The State and Civil Society (Spring 2001)

Representative Publications

On Civic Friendship: Including Women in the State. (Columbia University Press, 2009).

Women and the United States Constitution: History, Interpretation and Practice, editor and contributing author (Columbia University Press, January 2004)

"Democracy and Friendship." Journal of Social Philosophy, (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press), Vol. 36 No.2, Summer 2005, pp. 233-254.

"The Limits of Production: Justifying Basic Income." Justifying Guaranteed Basic Income in Europe and North America, ed. Guy Standing (London, England: Anthem Press), 2004, pp. 97-114.

"The Marxian Concept of Praxis." in Constructivism and Practice, ed. by C. Gould (New York, NY: Roman & Littlefield), 2003, pp. 207-215.

"On Civic Friendship" Ethics 107 (October 1996)

"A Political Reading of the Reproductive Soul in Aristotle" History of Philosophy Quarterly 9 (July 1992)

"Rawls, Hegel and Communitarianism" Political Theory 19, (1991)

"Contractarians and Feminists Debate Prostitution", New York University Review of Law and Social Change 18 (1991)