Peter Balint



Lecturer in Politics, University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Academy, Canberra

Resident at the Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften:
October 2010−February 2011

Research topic at the Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften:
»Connecting Respect and Toleration. Liberal Principles for Diversity«

Funding of the stay:
»Justitia Amplificata. Rethinking Justice − Applied and Global«

Scholarly profile of Peter Balint


Main areas of research:
Respect and toleration, social cohesion and national identity, contemporary political theory

Selected publications:
  1. »Avoiding an Intolerant Society. Why respect of difference may not be the best approach«, in: Educational Philosophy and Theory, Bd. 42, Heft 1 (2010), S. 129-141.
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  3. »Should the promotion of breastfeeding be government policy?«, in: Australasian Political Studies Association Conference 2009 download
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  5. »How much social cohesion do we really need?«, in: Questioning Cosmopolitanism. Second Biennial Conference of the International Global Ethics Association, Melbourne 26‒28 June 2008, Deakin University 2008.

Further activities:
rnFounding member of The Global Justice Network
rnrnCo-editor of Global Justice. Theory Practice Rhetoric