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Pauline Kleingeld
Pauline Kleingeld

Pauline Kleingeld is Professor of Ethics and its History. She is internationally renowned for her work in the area of the philosophy of Immanuel Kant, contemporary Kantian ethics and philosophical cosmopolitanism and its history. She has published on themes including free will, the role of emotions, and cosmopolitanism in the past and present. Kleingeld has been able to build an important bridge between developments in the behavioural sciences and in ethics. She is currently researching the meaning of empirical psychological research for ethics and the question of how to justify moral duties. In addition, she focuses on research areas such as: practical rationality, political philosophy, including feminist theory.

Pauline Kleingeld previously held the position of Professor in Leiden and also worked at Washington University in St. Louis. She has led various NWO programmes (Morality beyond illusions: Re-assessing the philosophical implications of empirical studies of moral agency; Kant on morality and empirical knowledge of moral agency; The moral relevance of weakness of will: A dispositional account) and has published in leading journals, such as Philosophy & Public Affairs, The Philosophical Quarterly, European Journal of Philosophy, Kant-Studien and Journal of the History of Philosophy. With Cambridge University Press, she published her book Kant and Cosmopolitanism: The Philosophical Ideal of World Citizenship. In 2015, Kleingeld was appointed as a member of KNAW (the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences).

In 2018, she received a large NWO subsidy for her research into universal moral norms.

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Publications

2018

Kleingeld, P. (2019). A Contradiction of the Right Kind: Convenience Killing and Kant's Formula of Universal Law. The Philosophical Quarterly, 69(274), 64-81. https://doi.org/10.1093/pq/pqy038
Kleingeld, P. (2018). Moral Autonomy as Political Analogy: Self-Legislation in Kant's Groundwork and the Feyerabend Lectures on Natural Law. In S. Bacin, & O. Sensen (Eds.), The Emergence of Autonomy in Kant's Moral Philosophy (pp. 158-175). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316863435.010
Kleingeld, P. (2018). The Principle of Autonomy in Kant's Moral Philosophy: Its Rise and Fall. In E. Watkins (Ed.), Kant on Persons and Agency (pp. 61-79). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316856529.005
Bates, T., & Kleingeld, P. (2018). Virtue, Vice, and Situationism. In N. Snow (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Virtue (pp. 524-545). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2019

Kleingeld, P., & Willaschek, M. (2019). Autonomy Without Paradox: Kant, Self-Legislation and the Moral Law. Philosophers' Imprint, 19(6), 1-18. https://doi.org/2027/spo.3521354.0019.006

2017

Kleingeld, P. (2017). Contradiction and Kant's Formula of Universal Law. Kant-Studien, 108(1), 89-115. https://doi.org/10.1515/kant-2017-0006
Kleingeld, P. (2017). Inequality, Migration, and Moral Duties. In N. Ellemers, B. Derks, F. van Nunspeet, D. Scheepers, & J. van der Toorn (Eds.), World of Difference: A Moral Perspective on Social Inequality (pp. 96-101). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
Doorn, N., & Kleingeld, P. (2017). Morality and Unjust Inequality. In N. Ellemers, B. Derks, F. van Nunspeet, D. Scheepers, & J. van der Toorn (Eds.), World of Difference: A Moral Perspective on Social Inequality (pp. 34-38). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
Kleingeld, P. (2017). Vier Kilo, die die Kant-Lektüre erleichtern. Deutsche Zeitschrift fur Philosophie, 65(2), 391-394. https://doi.org/10.1515/dzph-2017-0025

2016

Kleingeld, P. (2016). Kant's Moral and Political Cosmopolitanism. Philosophy Compass, 11(1), 14-23. https://doi.org/10.1111/phc3.12298
Kleingeld, P. (2016). Kant on ‘Good’, the Good, and the Duty to Promote the Highest Good. In T. Höwing (Ed.), The highest good in Kant's philosophy (pp. 33-49). Berlin: De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110369007-006

2015

Kleingeld, P. (2015). Consistent egoists and situation managers: Two problems for situationism. Philosophical Explorations, 18(3), 344-361. https://doi.org/10.1080/13869795.2015.1038293
Kleingeld, P. (2015). Kants tweevoudig perspectief op morele vooruitgang. In A. van Harskamp, G. Meynen, & B. Siertsema (Eds.), Worden wij betere mensen? : Essays over morele vooruitgang (pp. 10-27). Zoetermeer: Uitgeverij Klement.

2014

Kleingeld, P. (2014). Debunking Confabulation: Emotions and the Significance of Empirical Psychology for Kantian Ethics. In A. Cohen (Ed.), Kant on Emotion and Value (pp. 146-165). Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.
Kleingeld, P., & Anderson, J. (2014). Justice as a Family Value: How a Commitment to Fairness is Compatible with Love. Hypatia. A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, 29(2), 320-336. https://doi.org/10.1111/hypa.12048
Kleingeld, P. (2014). Kant's Second Thoughts on Colonialism. In K. Flikschuh, & L. Ypi (Eds.), Kant and Colonialism: Historical and Critical Perspectives (pp. 43-67). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Kleingeld, P. (2014). Patriotism, Peace and Poverty: Reply to Bernstein and Varden. Kantian Review, 19(3), 267-284. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1369415414000053
Kleingeld, P. (2014). The Development of Kant’s Cosmopolitanism. In P. Formosa, A. Goldman, & T. Patrone (Eds.), Politics and Teleology in Kant (pp. 59-75). Cardiff: University of Wales.

2013

Kleingeld, P. (2013). Een goed of slecht karakter bestaat wel degelijk. Sociale Vraagstukken.
Kleingeld, P. (2013). Cosmopolitanism. In H. LaFollette, J. Deigh, & S. Stroud (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Ethics (pp. 1134-1144). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
Kleingeld, P., & Brown, E. (2013). Cosmopolitanism. In E. N. Zalta (Ed.), The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Stanford University Press.
Kleingeld, P. (2013). Entrevista de Pauline Kleingeld aos Cadernos: Interview with Bruno Nadai, Cauê Polla, Monique Hulshof. Cadernos de Filosofia Alemã, 131-138.

2012

Kleingeld, P. (2012). Dorothea Christiane Erxleben, née Leporin. In C. Ceton, I. v.d. Burg , A. Halsema, V. Vasterling, & K. Vintges (Eds.), Vrouwelijke filosofen: Een historisch overzicht (pp. 227 - 231). Amsterdam: Atlas-Contact.
Kleingeld, P. (2012). Immanuel Kant. In B. Fassbinder, & A. Peters (Eds.), Oxford handbook of the history of international law (pp. 1122 - 1127). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Kleingeld, P. (2012). Kant and Cosmopolitanism: The Philosophical Ideal of World Citizenship. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2011

Kleingeld, P. (2011). Die Bedeutung des weltbürgerlichen Zustandes: Der siebente Satz der Idee. In O. Höffe (Ed.), Die Idee zu einer allgemeinen Geschichte (pp. 79 - 89). Berlin: Akademie Verlag.
Kleingeld, P. (2011). Een Kantiaanse verdediging van de vrije wil: Focus essay. Algemeen Nederlands tijdschrift voor wijsbegeerte, 103(3), 183 - 200.
Kleingeld, P. (2011). Kants determinisme en zijn verdediging van de vrijheid van de wil. In M. Sie (Ed.), Hoezo vrije wil? Perspectieven op een heikele kwestie (pp. 62 - 74). Rotterdam: Lemniscaat.
Kleingeld, P. (2011). Repliek op de commentaren. Algemeen Nederlands tijdschrift voor wijsbegeerte, 103(3), 227 - 232.

2010

Kleingeld, P. (2010). Five Contributions: Dorothea Christiane Erxleben, née Leporin; Johann Georg Adam Forster; Novalis [Georg Philipp Friedrich von Hardenberg]; Dorothea von Rodde, née Schlözer; Christoph Martin Wieland. In M. Kuehn, & H. Klemme (Eds.), Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers London: Continuum Publishers.
Kleingeld, P. (2010). Moral Consciousness and the Fact of Reason. In J. Timmerman, & A. Reath (Eds.), Kant’s ‘Critique of Practical Reason’: A Critical Guide (pp. 55-72). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511770869.005

2008

Kleingeld, P. (2008). Romantic Cosmopolitanism: Novalis' Christianity or Europe. Journal of the History of Philosophy, 46, 269-284.

2007

Kleingeld, P. (2007). Immanuel Kant over de menselijke hang naar het kwade. In A. Kinneging, & R. Wiche (Eds.), Van kwaad tot erger: Filosofie van het kwaad (pp. 227-241). Utrecht: Het Spectrum.
Kleingeld, P. (2007). Kant's Second Thoughts on Race. The Philosophical Quarterly, 57, 573-592. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9213.2007.498.x

2006

Kleingeld, P., & Brown, E. (2006). Cosmopolitanism. In Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Kleingeld, P. (2006). Kant's Theory of Peace. In P. Guyer (Ed.), Cambridge Companion to Kant and Modern Philosophy (pp. 477-504). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Kleingeld, P. (2006). Patriotism. In D. Borchert (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2nd ed.). Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA.
Kleingeld, P. (Ed.), Colclasure, D. L., (TRANS.), & Kant, I. (2006). ‘Toward Perpetual Peace’ and Other Writings on Politics, Peace, and History. New Haven: Yale University Press.

2005

Kleingeld, P. (2005). Wereldburgers in eigen land: Over kosmopolitisme en patriottisme. Leiden: s.n.

2004

Kleingeld, P. (2004). Approaching Perpetual Peace: Kant's Defence of States and his Ideal of a World Federation. European Journal of Philosophy, 12, 304-325. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6765.2010.01915.x

2003

Kleingeld, P. (2003). Kant's Cosmopolitan Patriotism. Kant-Studien, 94, 299-316.

2001

Kleingeld, P. (2001). Nature or Providence? On the Theoretical and Moral Importance of Kant's Philosophy of History. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, 75, 201-219.

2000

Kleingeld, P. (2000). Kantian Patriotism. Philosophy and Public Affairs, 29, 313-341.

1999

Kleingeld, P. (1999). Kant, History, and the Idea of Moral Development. The History of Philosophy Quarterly, 16, 59-80.
Kleingeld, P. (1999). Six varieties of Cosmopolitanism in Late Eighteenth-Century Germany. Journal of the History of Ideas, 60, 505-524.

1998

Kleingeld, P. (1998). Just Love? Marriage and the Question of Justice. Social Theory and Practice, 24, 261-281.
Kleingeld, P. (1998). Kant on the Unity of Theoretical and Practical Reason. The Review of Metaphysics, 52, 500-528.
Kleingeld, P. (1998). Kant's Cosmopolitan Law: World Citizenship fo a Global Order. Kantian Review, 2, 72-90.
Kleingeld, P. (1998). The Conative Character of Reason in Kant's Philosophy. The Journal of the History of Philosophy, 36, 77-97.

1995

Kleingeld, P. (1995). Fortschritt und Vernunft: Zur Geschichtsphilosophie Kants. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann.
Kleingeld, P. (1995). What Do the Virtuous Hope For? Re-reading Kant's Doctrine of the Highest Good. In H. Robinson (Ed.), Proceedings of the Eighth International Kant Congress, Memphis 1995 (1 ed., Vol. I, pp. 91-112). Milwaukee: Marquette University Press.

1993

Kleingeld, P. (1993). The Problematic Status of Gender-Neutral Language in the History of Philosophy: The Case of Kant. The Philosophical Forum, 25, 134-150.

1990

Kleingeld, P. (1990). Moral und Verwirklichung: Zu einigen Themen in Kants Kritik der praktischen Vernunft und deren Zusammenhang mit seiner Geschichtsphilosophie. Zeitschrift für philosophische Forschung, 44(3), 425-441.
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