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Dr. Daniel Sharp

Dr. Daniel Sharp

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter


Political Philosophy, Ethics, Bioethics


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Lehrstuhl für Philosophie IV
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 München

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I am currently completing my PhD at New York University and will be starting as a wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (postdoc) at LMU in the Summer semester. I have diverse interests in ethics and political philosophy. I also have research interests in Wittgenstein (particularly the later philosophy), in history of political thought, and in bioethics. Much of my recent research concerns migration, citizens, and equality. In particular, I explore how current practices of governing migration and distributing citizenship create problematically inegalitarian social relationships between persons within and between states. On the basis of my diagnosis of the egalitarian problems with contemporary migration governance, I explore the institutions regulating global mobility might be reimagined to facilitate, rather than to hinder, equal social relations between persons.

Ausgewählte Publikationen:

  • “Why Citizenship Tests are Necessary Illiberal: A Reply to Blake,” Ethics & Global Politics. Forthcoming
  • “Relational Equality and Immigration,” Ethics. Forthcoming.
  • “What Immigrants Owe,” Ergo (with Adam Lovett). Forthcoming.
  • “Kant on Property and Provisional Rights,” Transcendental Philosophy between Metaphysics and Politics, M. Poreba & A. Just (eds.). Königshausen & Neumann. Forthcoming.
  • “Einwanderung in Zeiten von Corona,” Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia. Thinking the Pandemics: Philosophical Perspectives 77.2-3 (2021): 657-688.
  • “Immigration and State System Legitimacy,” Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy (2020) Early View.
  • “The Rule-Following Considerations and the Case for Moral Particularism: A Critical Examination,” Ethical Perspectives 3 (2016): 411-443.
  • “Deep Brain Stimulation, Historicism, and Moral Responsibility,” Neuroethics 9.2 (2016), 173-185 (with David Wasserman).
  • “Prioritarianism for Global Health Investments: Identifying the Worst Off,” Journal of Applied Philosophy 35.1 (2015): 112-132 (with Joseph Millum).