Brian Berkey works in moral and political philosophy (including business ethics and environmental ethics), in particular on questions about the demandingness of morality, individual obligations of justice, ethical issues arising with regard to climate change, and the relationship between ideal and non-ideal theory. He is also interested in the notion of collective obligations and their relationship to individual obligations, as well as in methodological issues in ethics and political philosophy, including the appropriate role of appeals to intuitions. His work has appeared in Mind, Philosophical Studies, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Utilitas, Journal of Applied Philosophy, Social Theory and Practice, Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy and Public Issues, Ethics, Policy, & Environment, and Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.
Ph.D in Philosophy, University of California-Berkeley
M.A. in Humanities and Social Thought, New York University
B.A. in Philosophy (with honors) and Politics, New York University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa