Professor of Philosophy, Saint Louis University, USA (Mo.)
Resident at the Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften:June/July 2010
Research topic at the Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften:»Normative Probleme komplexer politischer Systeme«
Funding of the stay:Excellence Cluster »The formation of normative orders«
While at the Institute, Professor Bohman works together with Professor Matthias Lutz-Bachmann, Professor of Philosophy at Frankfurt University and Principal Investigator of the Cluster of Excellence.
Scholarly profile of James Bohman
Main areas of research:political philosophy (deliberative and transnational democracy), philosophy of social science (rationality and normativity), German philosophy (Critical Theory and German Idealism)
James Bohman is the 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.
- »Constituting Humanity: Universal Political Rights and the Human Community«, Canadian Journal of Philosophy (forthcoming).
- »The Republic of Humanity: The Cosmopolitan Imperative of Democratic Non-domination«, in: Cécile Laborde and J. Maynor (eds):Republicanism and Political Theory,London: Basil Blackwell, forthcoming.
- »Beyond the Democratic Peace: An Instrumental Argument for Transnational Democracy«, Journal of Social Philosophy37:1 (2006), pp. 127-138.
- »Is Democracy a Means to Global Justice? Human Rights and the Democratic Minimum«, in: Ethics and International Affairs19:1 (2005), pp. 101-116.