Paul Weithman

Paul  Weithman


Glynn Family Honors Collegiate
Professor of Philosophy

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Department of Philosophy
University of Notre Dame
100 Malloy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Phone: (574) 631-5182

Office: 406 Malloy Hall and 309 O'Shaughnessy Hall



Ph.D. Harvard

Areas of Interest

Contemporary Political Philosophy, Ethics, Medieval Political Philosophy


Recent Articles:

  • "Claims and Capabilities", forthcoming in the Library of Living Philosophersvolume on Martha Nussbaum. 
  • “Motivational Adequacy and Educational Faith”, delivered at a conference on Justice and Educational Opportunity, Stanford University, October 18, 2008, in a special issue of Theory and Research in Education8,1 (2010): 93-106.

  • A review of Eric Gregory, Politics and the Order of Love (University of Chicago Press, 2008), The Philosophical Review 120 (2011): 130-34.

  • Legitimacy and the Project of Rawl's Political Liberalism” to appear in a volume commemorating the 15th anniversary of the publication of Political Liberalism, (Columbia University Press, forthcoming) ed. Thom Brooks and Martha Nussbaum



Online Papers:


Paul  Weithman's Curriculum Vitae (PDF)