Jeremy Moss

Professor of Political Philosophy
Professor

Professor Moss’s main research interests are in political philosophy and applied philosophy. Current research interests include projects on: climate justice, the ethics of renewable energy as well as the ethical issues associated with climate transitions. He is Co Director of the Practical Justice Initiative and leads the Climate Justice Research program at UNSW as part of the Practical Justice Initiative (PJI). Moss has published several books including: Reassessing Egalitarianism, Climate Change and Social Justice, and Climate Change and Justice (Cambridge University Press). He is the recipient of the Eureka Prize for Ethics, the Australasia Association of Philosophy Media Prize and several Australian Research Council Grants including most recently, Ethics, Responsibility and the Carbon Budget, with researchers from Adelaide, ANU and Oxford. He chaired the UNESCO working group on Climate Ethics and Energy Security, and has been a visitor at Oxford, Milan and McGill universities. Recent publications include: ‘The Morality of Divestment’, Law and Policy, July 2017; ‘Mining and Morality’, Australian Journal of Political Science, Vol 51 No 3, 2016; ‘Going It Alone: Cities and States for Climate Action’, Ethics, Policy and Environment’, 12/2/18.

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Publications

Books
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Moss J, 2015, Climate Change and Justice, Cambridge University Press
2015
Moss J, 2014, Reassessing Egalitarianism, Springer
2014
Book Chapters
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Moss J, 2019, 'Constraining Supply: The Moral Case for Limiting Fossil Fuel Exports', in Edmondson B; Levy S (ed.), , PALGRAVE, pp. 251 - 271, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97400-2_11
2019
Aggleton P; Broom A; Moss J, 2019, 'Practical Justice: By way of introduction', in Broom A; Moss J; Aggleton P (ed.), , Routledge, London, pp. 1 - 6
2019
Moss J, 2018, 'Constraining Supply: The Moral Case for Limiting Fossil Fuel Exports', in Edmonson E (ed.), Transformative Climates and Accountable Governance, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 251 - 271, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97400-2
2018
Moss J, 2015, 'Introduction: Climate Justice', in Climate Change and Justice, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 1 - 16
2015
Moss J, 2015, 'Exporting Harm', in Climate Change and Justice, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 73 - 88
2015
Moss J, 2011, 'Freedom of Association', in Tham J (ed.), Electoral Regulation
2011
Moss J, 2010, 'Fencing and Philosophy', in Priest G; Young D (ed.), Martial Arts and Philosophy Beating and Nothingness, Open Court Publishing, pp. 211 - 217
2010
Moss J, 2010, 'Two Conceptions of Risk', in Marston G; Moss J; Quiggin J (ed.), Risk and Responsibility, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 128 - 142
2010
Marston G; Moss J; Quiggin J, 2010, 'Introduction', in Marston G; Moss J; Quiggin J (ed.), Risk and Responsibility, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. vii - xvi
2010
Moss J, 2009, 'Climate Justice', in Moss J (ed.), Climate Change and Social Justice, Melbourne Univ. Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 51 - 67
2009
Moss J, 1999, 'What is Equality?', in Laverty M (ed.), What's In An Issue?, Oxford University Press, Oxford
1999
Conference Papers
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Moss J, 2018, '‘Constraining supply: a just response to a climate transition?’', in ‘Constraining supply: a just response to a climate transition?’, Fossil Fuel Supply and Climate Policy, Oxford, presented at Fossil Fuel Supply and Climate Policy, Oxford, 24 September 2018 - 25 September 2018
2018
Moss J, 2018, 'The Time to Act Is Now', in Symposium on Ethics, Symposium on Ethics, Ruzhou, pp. 568 - 580, presented at Symposium on Ethics, Ruzhou, 03 August 2018 - 04 August 2018
2018
Moss J; M. McGann ; K.White , 2016, ''Psycho-social Pathways to Poor Health: The Sociopsychological Impact of Insecure Work on Health and the Reproduction of Reduced Efficacy and self Esteem as Pathways to Poor Health',', in Work in Crisis: Work, Employment and Society Conference, Work in Crisis: Work, Employment and Society Conference, University of Leeds, presented at Work in Crisis: Work, Employment and Society Conference, University of Leeds, 06 September 2016 - 08 September 2016
2016
Moss J, 2015, 'Exporting Harm', in Exporting Harm, Our Common Future, Paris, presented at Our Common Future, Paris, 07 July 2015 - 10 July 2015
2015
Conference Presentations
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Moss , 2015, 'Justice and Climate Transitions', presented at Justice and Climate Transitions, 24 September 2015 - 25 March 2016
2015
Edited Books
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Aggleton P; Broom A; Moss J, (eds.), 2019, Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change, Routledge, London
2019
Moss J; Broom A; Aggleton P, (eds.), 2019, Practical Justice, Routledge
2019
Journal articles
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Umbers LM; Moss J, 2019, 'The Climate Duties of Sub-National Political Communities', Political Studies, pp. 003232171881907 - 003232171881907, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0032321718819076
2019
Moss J; Kath R, 2019, 'Justice and climate transitions', University of Tasmania Law Review, vol. 37
2019
Moss J; Walsh E, 2019, 'Complicity in Climate Harms: A Case Study of Australia's Gas Export Industry', Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 477 - 488
2019
Umbers LM; Moss J, 2018, 'Going to Alone: Cities and States for Climate Action', Ethics, Policy and Environment, vol. 21, pp. 56 - 59, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21550085.2018.1448037
2018
Moss J; Kath R, 2018, ''Historical Emissions and the Carbon Budget’', Journal of Applied Philosophy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/japp.12307
2018
Moss J, 2017, 'The Morality of Divestment', Law and Policy, vol. 39, pp. 412 - 428, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/lapo.12088
2017
McGann M; White K; Moss J, 2016, 'Labour casualization and the psychosocial health of workers in Australia', Work, Employment and Society, vol. 30, pp. 766 - 782, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017016633022
2016
Moss J, 2016, 'Mining, morality and the obligations of fossil fuel exporting countries', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 51, pp. 496 - 511, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361146.2016.1200533
2016
Moss J, 2015, 'How to Value Equality', Philosophy Compass, vol. 10, pp. 187 - 196, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/phc3.12204
2015
Moss J, 2014, 'Are We Responsible for Our Failings?', New Philosopher, http://www.newphilosopher.com/articles/are-we-responsible-for-our-failings/
2014
Coram A; Moss J; Blashki G, 2014, 'Harms unknown: health uncertainties cast doubt on the role of unconventional gas in Australia's energy future', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 200, pp. 210 - 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja13.11023
2014
Moss J, 2013, 'Capabilities and Well-being’', The Australian Economic Review
2013
Moss J, 2013, 'The Foundations of Well-Being', Australian Economic Review, vol. 46, pp. 62 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8462.2013.12001.x
2013
Moss J, 2011, 'Addressing the Ethical Dimension', Science, vol. 332, pp. 1382 - 1383, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1205393
2011
Howe J; McDonald I; Moss J, 2010, 'Guest Editorial: The Potential and Actual Contribution of Social Inclusion to Social and Labour Market Policy in Australia', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 45, pp. 155 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2010.tb00172.x
2010
Moss J; Marston G, 2009, 'Disability, Work and Motivation', Monash Bioethics Review, vol. 28, pp. 13 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/bf03351318
2009
Moss J, 2009, 'Egalitarianism and the Value of Equality', Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, vol. 3, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.26556/jesp.v3i3.129
2009
Moss J, 2007, 'Against Fairness: Egalitarianism and Responsibility', The Journal of Value Inquiry, vol. 41, pp. 309 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10790-007-9062-z
2007
Moss J, 2006, '‘Mutual Obligation’ and ‘New Deal’: Illegitimate and Unjustified?', Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, vol. 9, pp. 87 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10677-006-0595-1
2006
Moss J, 2005, 'Justice and Capabilities: Does Personal Responsibility for Capabilities Matter?', Ethics and Economics, vol. 2, pp. 1 - 18
2005
Moss J; McKinnon C, 2004, 'Introduction', Journal of Applied Philosophy, vol. 21, pp. 239 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0264-3758.2004.00278.x
2004
Moss J, 2004, 'Foucault and Left Conservatism', Foucault Studies, pp. 32 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.22439/fs.v0i1.564
2004
Moss J, 2002, 'Power, Ethics and the Digital Divide', Ethics and Information Technology, vol. 4, pp. 159 - 165
2002
Moss J, 2001, 'THE ETHICS AND POLITICS OF MUTUAL OBLIGATION', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 36, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2001.tb01310.x
2001
Moss J, 2000, 'The Concept of Mutual Obligation', Professional Ethics, A Multidisciplinary Journal, vol. 8, pp. 5 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/profethics20008213
2000
Reports
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Moss J, 2019, Australia's Carbon Majors, UNSW, Sydney
2019
Moss J; Kath R, 2017, Justice and Climate Transitions, unsw, Sydney
2017
Moss J; Blashki G; Coram A, 2014, Wind Energy, Climate and Health: Evidence for the impacts of wind generated energy in Australia, Australia Institute, Canberra, 3
2014
Moss J; Blashki G; Coram A, 2013, Solar Energy in Australia: Health and Environmental costs and benefits
2013