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Michael D. Barber
Gregory Beabout
Scott Berman
Jeffrey P. Bishop
James Bohman
Susan Brower-Toland
John Greco
Dan Haybron
Jonathan D. Jacobs
Kathryn Lindeman
Jack Marler
Colleen McCluskey
Ian McCready-Flora
Scott Ragland
William Rehg
Joe Salerno
Kent Staley
Eleonore Stump
George Terzis
Theodore R. Vitali

James Bohman

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Professor, Philosophy
Danforth Chair in the Humanities
Research Areas: Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Social Science
Office: Adorjan Hall 204
Email: bohmanjf@slu.edu
Phone: 314-977-3156

Curriculum Vitae

James Bohman holds the Danforth I Chair in the Humanities and is Professor of Philosophy and Professor of International Studies. His primary areas of research include political philosophy (deliberative and transnational democracy) and the philosophy of social science (rationality and normativity). He also has done work in German philosophy (Critical Theory and German Idealism). He is director of the Critical Theory Roundtable and co-director of the Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable with Paul Roth and Alison Wylie, both of which meet on a yearly basis. He has had speaking engagements all over the world including Brazil and Mexico.

Representative Publications

  • Deliberative Systems: Deliberative Democracy at the Large Scale, with Jane Mansbridge, Dennis Thompson, John Parkinson, Simone Chambers, and Thomas Christiano. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 2013.
  • "Ethics as Moral Inquiry: Dewey on the Moral Psychology of Social Reform" in Cambridge Companion to John Dewey, ed. M. Cochran (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), 187-210.
  • "Deliberative Democracy, Liberalism, Reasons that All Can Accept," with Henry Richardson, Journal of Political Philosophy 17 (2009), 1-22.
  • Democracy Across Borders: From Demos to Demoi. MIT Press, 2007.
  • "Democracy and the Epistemic Benefits of Diversity," Episteme 3:3 (2006), 175-190.
  • Public Deliberation: Pluralism, Complexity, and Democracy. Cambridge: MIT Press: 1996/2000.