Peter Stone

Faculty Fellow 2010-2011

Center for Ethics
The Murphy Institute People


Peter Stone taught Political Science at Stanford University for seven years. He is now Ussher Lecturer in Political Science at Trinity College Dublin. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in 2000. He works in contemporary political theory, with particular interest in theories of justice, democratic theory, rational choice theory, and the philosophy of social science.

He is the author of The Luck of the Draw: On Lotteries and Decision-Making (Oxford, 2011), editor of Lotteries in Public Life: A Reader (Impact, 2011), and has published numerous scholarly articles including “Lotteries, Justice, and Probability” in the Journal of Theoretical Politics and “The Logic of Random Selection” in Political Theory.

Education & Affiliations

  • Ph.D., University of Rochester