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Carol Gould
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Yale University; B.A., The University of Chicago

Research Interests

  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Applied Ethics
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Global Justice
  • Philosophy of Human Rights
  • Cosmopolitan Democracy

Courses Recently Taught

  • Social Ontology and Democracy (Spring 2015)
  • The Philosophy of  Karl Marx (Spring 2014)
  • Marx (Fall 2013)
  • Social Ontology (Spring 2013)
  • Philosophical Foundations of Democracy (Spring 2012)

Representative Publications

Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004).

Rethinking Democracy: Freedom and Social Cooperation in Politics, Economy, and Society (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988).

Marx's Social Ontology: Individuality and Community in Marx's Theory of Social Reality (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1978).

Cultural Identity and the Nation-State, Co-Editor (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2001).

Gender, Editor (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1999).

The Information Web: Ethical and Social Implications of Computer Networking, Editor (Boulder: Westview Press, 1989).

"Approaching Global Justice through Human Rights: Elements of Theory and Practice," in Distributive Justice and International Economic Law, ed. Chi Carmody, Frank Garcia, and John Linarelli (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009).

"Structuring Global Democracy: Political Communities, Universal Human Rights, and Transnational Representation," Special Issue on Global Democracy and Political Exclusion, Metaphilosophy, Vol. 40, no. 1 (January, 2009): 24-46.

"Reconceiving Autonomy and Universality as Norms for Global Democracy," in Global Democracy and its Difficulties, ed. Anthony J Langlois and Karol Edward Soltan (London: Routledge, 2008), 160-172.

"Transnational Solidarities," Special Issue on Solidarity, ed. Carol Gould and Sally Scholz, Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol. 38, no. 1, (Spring, 2007): 146-162.

"Recognition in Redistribution: Care and Diversity in Global Justice," Southern Journal of Philosophy, 46 (2007, Supplement): 91-103.

"Group Rights and Social Ontology," The Philosophical Forum, Special Double Issue on Philosophical Perspectives on National Identity, Vol. XXVIII, nos. 1-2 (Fall-Winter, 1996-97): 73-86.

"Democracy and Diversity: Representing Differences," in Democracy and Difference: Changing Boundaries of the Political, ed. Seyla Benhabib (Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1996), 171-186).