Bas van der Vossen

Faculty Fellow 2013-2014

Center for Ethics


Bas van der Vossen, Associate Professor in the Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy, earned his doctorate from the University of Oxford in 2008. His research focuses on issues in political philosophy and the philosophy of law. His work has appeared in journals such as Law and Philosophy, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, and Politics, Philosophy, and Economics.

During his fellowship year Professor van der Vossen developed a theory of property that is consistent with both Lockean and Kantian commitments.