David O’Brien is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and a faculty member at Murphy Institute. Professor O'Brien received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and specializes in political philosophy and normative ethics. His academic interests also include applied ethics, the philosophy of education, and metaethics.
- The unit and currency of egalitarian concern. Journal of Moral Philosophy, advance online (2019). https://doi.org/10.1163/17455243-20182796
- Egalitarian nonconsequentialism and the levelling down objection. Ratio 32: 74-83 (2019)
- Inequality of opportunity: some lessons from the case of highly selective universities. Theory and Research in Education 15: 53-60 (2017).