Andrew Jason Cohen

Andrew Jason Cohen

Associate Professor
Georgia State University

Andrew Jason (“AJ”) Cohen is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Georgia State University. He has published articles in Ethics, The Canadian Journal of Philosophy, The Southern Journal of Philosophy, The American Philosophical Quarterly, The Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, The Journal of Ethics, and elsewhere. Much of his time is spent thinking and writing about toleration; his first book, Toleration was published in 2014 on Polity Press’s “Key Concepts” series. He is working on a second book on the same topic and also does work with issues taking the individual agent as a source of normativity, individualism and communitarianism, the nature of exchange, and the nature and morality of waste. He also blogs at http://www.bleedingheartlibertarians.com/.

Blog Posts

Why requiring Muslim visitors to register with Homeland Security is unjust

Throughout the presidential campaign, there was much talk of a Muslim registry. Fortunately, that seems to have fallen by the wayside since the election, and the Trump administration has been…

Which is worse?

Consider each of the following scenarios:

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Grand Jury Nullification

Just as the police and the District Attorney use discretion in determining to arrest or seek an indictment against someone, jurors too can use discretion in determining whether to hand down an indictment.

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