Michael Walzer

One of the most influential political theorists of our time, Michael Walzer, Professor Emeritus in the School of Social Science, has played a critical role in the revival of a practical, issue-focused ethics and in the development of a pluralist approach to political and moral life. He has written about a wide variety of topics in political theory and moral philosophy, including political obligation, just and unjust war, nationalism and ethnicity, economic justice, and the welfare state.