"Waldron's luminous intellect beams piercing light into the dark corners of current American political culture and then illuminates unexpected avenues back toward civility and decency. His essay on torture is a special gift, characteristically uniting moral passion with analytic imagination."
-Henry Shue, University of Oxford
About the Author
is Professor of Law at the New York University Law School. He is one of the leading figures working in legal and political philosophy and his major works include The Right to Private Property
(OUP, 1988), Law and Disagreement
(OUP, 1999) and The Dignity of Legislation