Gerald Gaus

Gerald Gaus
  • Discipline: Philosophy
  • Organization: University of Arizona

Jerry’s main area of work is on public reason. He just completed a book, The Order of Public Reason published by Cambridge. He received a BA from SUNY/Buffalo and his MA and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. In the early '80s he was a Research Fellow in Philosophy Department in the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University, where he worked closely with Stanley Benn, author of A Theory of Freedom. From 1997-2002, together with Fred D'Agostino and Peter Forrest, he was co-editor of The Australasian Journal of Philosophy (Oxford UP). He was also a founding co-editor of Politics, Philosophy & Economics (Sage). With Julian Lamont, he is writing a book on Economic Justice for Blackwell's. »»