Flikschuh, Katrin

Dr Katrin Flikschuh  


Position held

Lecturer in Political Theory


Experience keywords:

Immanuel Kant; cosmopolitanism; freedom; global justice; justice; liberal political morality; philosophy of right; political responsibility

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Dr Flikschuh works on the political philosophy of Immanuel Kant and its relationship with contemporary political liberalism. She has a special focus on Kant's cosmopolitanism and current debates on cosmopolitanism/global distributive justice. She is interested in the relationship between moral and political values and notions of global political responsibility. Her related interests include contemporary human rights discourse, theories of property rights, and the history of modern political thought.


French [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]; German [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

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Flikschuh, Katrin (2018) Philosophical racism Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society. ISSN 0066-7374 (In Press)


Flikschuh, Katrin (2017) Kant’s nomads: encountering strangers Con-Textos Kantianos (5). 346-368. ISSN 2386-7655

Flikschuh, Katrin (2017) What is orientation in global thinking? A Kantian inquiry Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9781107003811

Flikschuh, Katrin (2017) Should African thinkers engage in the global justice debate? Philosophical Papers, 46 (1). 33-58. ISSN 0556-8641


Flikschuh, Katrin (2016) How far human rights? Jurisprudence, 7 (1). 85-92. ISSN 2040-3313

Flikschuh, Katrin (2016) The arc of personhood: Menkiti and Kant on becoming and being a person Journal of the American Philosophical Association, 2 (3). 437-455. ISSN 2053-4477


Flikschuh, Katrin and Ypi, Lea, eds (2014) Kant and colonialism: historical and critical perspectives Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199669622

Ypi, Lea and Flikschuh, Katrin (2014) Kant on colonialism: apologist or critic In: Flikschuh, Katrin and Ypi, Lea, (eds.) Kant and Colonialism Historical and Critical Perspectives. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 1-18. ISBN 9780199669622

Flikschuh, Katrin (2014) Professor Katrin Flikschuh awarded Leverhulme International Networks Grant LSE Department of Government Blog (7 Apr 2014) Blog entry

Flikschuh, Katrin (2014) The idea of philosophical fieldwork: global justice, moral ignorance, intellectual attitudes Journal of Political Philosophy, 22 (1). 1-26. ISSN 0963-8016


Flikschuh, Katrin (2012) Personal autonomy and public authority In: Sensen, Oliver, (ed.) Kant on Moral Autonomy. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 169-190. ISBN 9781107004863

Flikschuh, Katrin (2012) LSE conference seeks to bridge gap between Western and African normative theorists Africa at LSE (6 Jun 2012) Blog entry

Flikschuh, Katrin (2012) Elusive unity: the general will in Hobbes and Kant Hobbes Studies, 25 (1). 21-42. ISSN 0921-5891


Flikschuh, Katrin (2011) On the cogency of human rights Jurisprudence, 2 (1). 17-36. ISSN 2040-3313


Flikschuh, Katrin (2010) Justice without virtue In: Denis, Lara, (ed.) Kant's 'Metaphysics of Morals': a Critical Guide. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 51-70. ISBN 9780521513937

Flikschuh, Katrin (2010) Political obligation: republicanism, league of nations, perpetual peace In: Dudley, Will and Englehard, Kristina, (eds.) Immanuel Kant: Key Concepts. Key concepts. Acumen Publishing, Durham, UK. ISBN 9781844652396

Flikschuh, Katrin (2010) Hope or prudence?: practical faith in Kant’s political thinking In: Stolzenberg, Jurgen and Rush, Fred, (eds.) Faith and Reason. International yearbook of German idealism (7 2009). de Gruyter. ISBN 9783110207972

Flikschuh, Katrin (2010) Gottesdienst als Afterdienst: Die Kirche als öffentliche Institution bei Kant In: Höffe, Otfried, (ed.) Immanuel Kant: Die Religion Innerhalb Der Grenzen Der Bloßen Vernunft. Akademie Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 193-210. ISBN 9783050046822

Flikschuh, Katrin (2010) Kant's sovereignty dilemma: a contemporary analysis Journal of Political Philosophy, 18 (4). 469-493. ISSN 0963-8016


Flikschuh, Katrin (2009) Kant’s kingdom of ends: metaphysical, not political In: Timmermann, Jens, (ed.) Kant's 'Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals': a Critical Guide. Cambridge critical guides. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521878012


Flikschuh, Katrin (2008) Sidestepping morality: Korsgaard on Kant's no-right to revolution Jahrbuch Für Recht und Ethik, Band 1. 127-145. ISSN 0944-4610

Flikschuh, Katrin (2008) Reason, right, and revolution: Kant and Locke Philosophy and Public Affairs, 36 (4). 375-404. ISSN 0048-3915


Flikschuh, Katrin (2007) Freedom: contemporary liberal perspectives Key concepts. Polity, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780745624372

Flikschuh, Katrin (2007) Duty, nature, right: Kant's response to Mendelssohn in Theory and Practice III Journal of Moral Philosophy, 4 (2). 223-241. ISSN 1740-4681

Flikschuh, Katrin (2007) Kant's indemonstrable postulate of right: a response to Paul Guyer Kantian Review, 12 (1). 1-39. ISSN 1369-4154


Flikschuh, Katrin (2004) The limits of liberal cosmopolitanism Res Publica, 10 (2). 175-192. ISSN 1356-4765

Flikschuh, Katrin (2004) Ist das rechtliche postulat ein postulat der reinen praktischen vernunft In: Sharon Byrd, B and Hruschka, Joachim and Joerden, Jan C., (eds.) Jahrbuch Für Recht und Ethik. Themenschwerpunkt: Zur entwicklungsgeschichte moralischer grund-sätze in der philosophie der aufklärung / The development of moral first principles in the philosophy of the enlightenment, 12. Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, Germany, 299-330. ISBN 9783428117307


Flikschuh, Katrin (2002) Kantian desires: freedom of choice and action in the Rechtslehre In: Timmons, Mark, (ed.) Kant’s Metaphysics of Morals: Interpretative Essays. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 185-208. ISBN 019825010X


Flikschuh, Katrin (2000) Kant and modern political philosophy Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9780521662376

Flikschuh, Katrin (2000) Metaphysics and the boundaries of justice Global Society, 14 (4). 487-505. ISSN 1360-0826

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