Paul Voice

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Paul Voice is a scholar of moral and political philosophy with interests in problems of justice, liberalism, and pluralism.


A scholar of moral and political philosophy, Voice is the author of Morality and Agreement: A Defense of Moral Contractarianism (2002) and Rawls Explained: From Fairness to Utopia (2011). He has published chapters and essays in the Cambridge Rawls Lexicon and in Hannah Arendt: Key Concepts. He has published articles in the Journal of Applied Philosophy, Journal of International Political Theory, Studies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Theoria, Psychology in Society, South African Journal of Philosophy, Journal of Ethics and Politics, Essays in Philosophy, Philosophical Papers, The Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics, and the International Journal of Moral Philosophy. Born in England and educated there and in South Africa, he has been a distinguished visiting scholar at the University of Cape Town and the Hugh Le May Fellow at Rhodes University, South Africa. He has taught at the University of Durban-Westville, University of Witwatersrand, and the University of South Africa. BA, MA, PhD, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Voice has taught at Bennington since 2000.