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Philip Pettit's Books Include:

Not Just Deserts: A Republican Theory of Criminal Justice, with John Braithwaite, Oxford University Press, 1990, pp. viii and 228. Pb 1992.

Rawls: A Theory of Justice and its Critics, with Chandran Kukathas, Polity Press, 1990, hb and pb, pp. xi and 169. Translations in Swedish, Japanese, Portuguese, Chinese, Spanish.

The Common Mind: An Essay on Psychology, Society and Politics, Oxford University Press, New York, 1993, pp. xvi and 365. Paperback edition, with new chapter, 1996.

A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy, co-edited with Robert E.Goodin, Blackwell,1993, pp. xiii and 679.

Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government, Clarendon Press, 1997, pp. x and 304. Translations in Italian, Spanish, Turkish, Hebrew, French, Chinese, Persian; part translation in Portuguese.

Three Methods of Ethics: A Debate, with Marcia W.Baron and Michael Slote, Oxford, Blackwell, 1997, pp. vi and 285.

A Theory of Freedom: From the Psychology to the Politics of Agency, Polity Press, 2001, pp. 193

Rules, Reasons, and Norms: Selected Essays, Clarendon Press, 2002, pp. xii and 410.

Mind, Morality and Explanation: Selected Collaborations, with Frank Jackson and Michael Smith, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004.

The Economy of Esteem, with Geoffrey Brennan, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004.

Penser en Societe, P.U.F., Paris, 2004. A selection and translation, wih a new introduction, of six papers on social metaphysics and methodology.

Made with Words: Hobbes on Mind, Society and Politics, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2007.

Examen a Zapatero, Temas de Hoy, Madrid, 2008.

A Political Philosophy in Public Life: Civic Republicanism in Zapatero's Spain, Jose Luis Marti and Philip Pettit, Princeton University Press, 2010.
            This incorporates some material from Examen a Zapatero. Pb 2012

Group Agency: The Possibility, Design and Status of Corporate Agents, Christian List and Philip Pettit, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011

On the People’s Terms: A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy (The Seeley Lectures, Cambridge University, 2010), Cambridge University Press, 2012

Just Freedom: A Moral Compass for a Complex World, W.W.Norton, New York, 2014

The Robust Demands of the Good: Ethics with Attachment, Virtue and Respect (The Uehiro Lectures in Ethics, Oxford University, 2011), Oxford University Press, 2015

In preparation

The Birth of Ethics (Tanner Lectures, Berkeley 2015, Oxford University Press, forthcoming


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