Ian Carter
Associato di Filosofia Politica , UniversitÓ degli studi di Pavia

Department of Political and Social Sciences
University of Pavia
Corso Strada Nuova 65, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Tel 0382 504370; Fax 0382 26544; email ian.carter@unipv.it
Web page: http://cfs.unipv.it/compo/carter_e.htm

Date and place of birth: 20.11.1964, Emsworth (UK)

Education

1993 Doctorate in Political and Social Sciences, with Distinction, European University Institute, Florence.
1988 M.A. (Econ.) in Political Theory, with Distinction, University of Manchester.
1987 B.A. in Philosophy and Politics, First Class, University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.

Employment

2007- Associate Professor in Political Philosophy, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Pavia.
1998-2007 Researcher in Political Philosophy, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Pavia.
1997-1998 Tutor in Political Philosophy, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Pavia
1995-1997 Post-doctoral Researcher and in Political Philosophy, Department of Political and Social Studies, University of Pavia.
1993-1995 Visiting Researcher (Leverhulme Trust, Study Abroad Grant), Department of Political and Social Studies, University of Pavia.
1992-1993 Lecturer in Political Theory, University of Manchester.

Visiting Positions

2012 Jemolo Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford, January-March 2012.

2011 Departmental Guest, Center for Human Values, Princeton University, March-April 2011.

2003 Visitor at Nuffield College, Oxford, and Research Fellow at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford (ESRC funded), January-July 2003.

Prizes and Honours

2007 Honorary Guest Professorship, awarded by Tianjin Normal University, China.
1990 Honorable mention in the Excellence in Liberty Prize, awarded by Institute for Humane Studies (Virginia, U.S.A.).
1988 The Dehn Prize in Commerce and Industry, awarded by University of Manchester.

Participation in Funded Projects

2010-2012 European Commission (7th Framework programme). Project name: RESPECT. Project title: Towards a ‘Topography’ of Tolerance and Equal Respect. A comparative study of policies for the distribution of public spaces in culturally diverse societies (http://www.respect.iusspavia.it). Participant, 2010-2012.
2010-2012 Italian Ministry of Research and Higher Education (MIUR). Project title: Toleration as Equal Respect: the normative bases of policies for the allocation of space. Participant, 2010-2012.
2007-2010 Italian Ministry of Research and Higher Education (MIUR). Project title: Toward an integrated view of human rights and human development: theoretical foundations, measurement issues and policy implications. Participant, 2007-2010.
2005-2007 Italian Ministry of Research and Higher Education (MIUR). Project title: Equal Respect: its Nature and its Institutional Implications. Participant, 2005-2006; National Coordinator, 2006-2007.
2004-2005 Arts and Humanities Research Board (UK). Project title: Capabilities and Wellbeing: Operationalizing the Capabilities Framework. Participant, 2004-2005.
2001-2003 Italian Ministry of Research and Higher Education (MURST). Project title: Measures of Freedom: Theoretical and Empirical Aspects. Participant, 2001-2003.

Individual Research Funding

2012 Jemolo Fellowship, Nuffield College, Oxford.
2003 Economic and Social Research Council (UK). Individual Research Grant, 2002-2003. Project title: Equal Freedom and Equal Outcomes. ESRC end-of-project evaluation: “Outstanding”.
1995-1997 University of Pavia. Post-doctoral Grant.
1993-1995 Leverhulme Trust (UK). Study Abroad Grant.
1991-1992 Institute for Humane Studies (USA). Claude R. Lambe Fellowship.

Editorial Board Membership

Membership of Advisory Boards
2011- Revue de Philosophie Economique (France)
2010- Aporía. Revista de Filosofía (Chile)
2008- Rivista di Filosofia (Italy)
2007- Sino-Western Political Culture (China)

Membership of Editorial Boards
2012- Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy (USA/UK)
2012- Law, Ethics and Philosophy (Spain)
2009-2012 Economics and Philosophy (UK)
2007- Journal of Applied Philosophy (UK)
2002- Quaderni di Scienza Politica (Italy)
1999- Il Politico (Italy)
1995- Notizie di Politeia (Italy)

Publications

Monographs

1. La libertà eguale (Milan: Feltrinelli, 2005).

2. A Measure of Freedom (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999).

Version for Oxford Scholarship Online, 2003. Paperback edition, 2004.

Two excepts reprinted in Freedom: a Philosophical Anthology (see below).

Edited Books

3. Hillel Steiner and The Anatomy of Justice. Themes and Challenges (New York: Routledge, 2009). Co-edited with Stephen A. de Wijze and Matthew H. Kramer.

4. Eguale rispetto (Milan: B. Mondadori, 2008). Co-edited with Anna Elisabetta Galeotti and Valeria Ottonelli.

5. Freedom: a Philosophical Anthology (Oxford: Blackwell, 2007). Co-edited with Matthew H. Kramer and Hillel Steiner.

6. L’idea di eguaglianza (Milan: Feltrinelli, 2001).

7. Freedom, Power and Political Morality. Essays For Felix Oppenheim (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001). Co-edited with Mario Ricciardi.

8. L’idea di libertà (Milan: Feltrinelli, 1996). Co-edited with Mario Ricciardi.

Edited Journal Symposia

9. Libertà e scelta. Analisi concettuale e filosofia applicata, in Filosofia e questioni pubbliche, 8 (2003). Co-edited with Corrado Del Bò.

10. Functionings and Capabilities: Normative and Policy Issues, in Notizie di Politeia, 43/44 (1996). Co-edited with Alessandro Balestrino.

 

Articles and Book Chapters

11. “Is the Capability Approach Paternalist?”, Economics and Philosophy, forthcoming.

12. “Left-libertarianism and the Resource Dividend”, in M. Howard and K. Widerquist (eds), Alaska's Permanent Fund Dividend: Examining Its Suitability as a Model (London: Palgrave-MacMillan, 2012).

13. “Respect and the Basis of Equality”, Ethics, 121 (3) (2011), pp. 538-71.

14. “La métrique del la liberté globale: son importance éthique et sa neutralité par rapport aux valeurs”, Raisons politiques, 43 (2011) (3), pp. 11-33.

15. “The Myth of ‘Merely Formal Freedom’”, Journal of Political Philosophy, 19 (4) (2011), pp. 486-95.

16. “Distributing Freedom over Whole Lives”, in A. Gosseries and Y. Vanderborght (eds), Arguing About Justice. Essays for Philippe Van Parijs (Louvain: Presses universitaires de Louvain, 2011), pp. 135-44.

17. “Equal Freedom and Equality of Opportunity”, in S. Panebianco and R. Rossi (eds), Winds of Democratic Change in the Mediterranean (Soveria Mannelli, Rubbettino, 2011).

18. “I due Rawls di Maffettone”, Iride, 24 (2011) pp. 647-54.

19. “Liberalism and Positive Freedom” (in Chinese), Preface to Li Shi, Paradoxes of Positive Freedom, Commercial Press of China, 2011.

20. “Tre tipi di avalutatività nella teoria politica”, Quaderni di Scienza politica, 17 (2), 2010, pp. 219-44.

21. “The Development of Capability Indicators”, Journal of Human Development, 10 (1) (2009), pp. 125-52. Co-authored with Paul Anand, Graham Hunter, Keith Dowding, Francesco Guala and Martin van Hees.

22. “Respect for Persons and the Interest in Freedom”, in S. A. de Wijze, M. H. Kramer and I. Carter (eds), Hillel Steiner and The Anatomy of Justice (New York: Routledge, 2009), pp. 167-84.

23. “Introduction”, in S. A. de Wijze, M. H. Kramer and I. Carter (eds), Hillel Steiner and the Anatomy of Justice (New York: Routledge, 2009), pp. xi-xxv.

24. “How Changes in One’s Preferences can Affect One’s Freedom (and How They Cannot). A Reply to Dowding and van Hees”, Economics and Philosophy, 24 (1) (2008), pp. 81-96. Co-authored with Matthew H. Kramer.

25. “How Are Power and Unfreedom Related?”, in C. Laborde and J. Maynor (eds), Republicanism and Political Theory (Oxford: Blackwell, 2008), pp. 58-82.

26. “Il rispetto e le basi dell’eguaglianza”, in I. Carter, A. E. Galeotti and V. Ottonelli (eds), Eguale rispetto (Milan: Bruno Mondadori, 2008), pp. 54-77.

27. “Introduzione”, in I. Carter, A. E. Galeotti and V. Ottonelli (eds), Eguale rispetto (Bruno Mondadori, Milan 2008), pp. 13-27. Co-authored with A. E. Galeotti and V. Ottonelli.

28. “I diritti umani e la superiorità morale del liberalismo”, in F. Sciacca (ed.), Struttura e senso dei diritti. L'Europa tra identità e giustizia politica (Milan: Bruno Mondadori, 2008), pp. 40-52.

29. “Social Power and Negative Freedom”, Homo Oeconomicus, 24 (2) (2007),
pp. 187-229.

30. “Due concetti di garanzia”, Diritti umani e diritto internazionale, 1 (2) (2007),
pp. 449-65.

31. “Eguale libertà come principio storico e come principio a stato finale”, in G. Pellegrino and I. Salvatore (eds), Identità personale, libertà e realismo morale. Studi in onore di Robert Nozick (Rome: Luiss University Press, 2007).

32. “Gli scopi dell’esistenza e il Mill di Isaiah Berlin”, Società Italiana di Filosofia Politica, 2006, http://www.sifp.it/seminari-e-convegni-seminars-and-conferences/bicentario-della-nascita-di-john-stuart-mill-22-11.

33. “Replica a Besussi, Salvati e Somaini”, Notizie di Politeia, 79 (2005), pp. 65-78. Online version: http://www.feltrinellieditore.it

34. “Il rapporto tra potere e libertà: un’analisi”, in G. Fedel (ed.), Studi in onore di Mario Stoppino (1935-2001) (Milan: Giuffré, 2005), pp. 267-305.

35. “Verità e potere in Williams e Lukes”, in S. Borutti and L. Fonnesu (eds), La verità (Bologna: Il Mulino, 2005), pp. 177-92.

36. “Choice, Freedom and Freedom of Choice”, Social Choice and Welfare, 22 (2004), pp. 61-81.

Italian version: “Scelta, libertà e libertà di scelta”, Filosofia e questioni pubbliche, 8 (2003), pp. 27-49.

37. “L’incommensurabilità dei valori e il diritto alla libertà”, in E. Bardone and E. Rossi (eds), Oltre le culture. Valori e contesti nella comunicazione interculturale (Como: Ibis, 2004), pp. 83-102.

38. “Politica estera, necessità pratica e necessità strumentale”, Quaderni di Scienza Politica, 10 (1) (2003), pp. 59-73.

39. “‘Ought’ implies ‘Practical Possibility’”, in I. Carter and M. Ricciardi (eds), Freedom, Power and Political Morality. Essays For Felix Oppenheim (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001), pp. 79-95.

40. “Funzionamenti e capacità: una critica liberale a Sen e Nussbaum”, Rivista di Filosofia, 92 (1) (2001), pp. 49-70.

41. “Il problema dell’egualitario ricco”, Iride, 14 (34) (2001), pp. 609-16.

42. “Il diritto alla libertà”, in L. Lippolis (ed.), La dichiarazione universale dei diritti dell’uomo verso il duemila (Naples: ESI, 2001), pp. 93-106.

43. “A Critique of Freedom as Non-Domination”, The Good Society, 9 (3) (2000), pp. 43-46. Italian translation: “Una critica della libertà come non-dominio”, Filosofia e questioni pubbliche, 6 (2) (2001), pp. 203-10.

44. “È possibile rendere una società più libera?”, in S. Borutti (ed.), Le parole dell’etica. Ricognizione su comunità, democrazia, giustizia, libertà, responsabilità, umanità (Milan: Mimesis, 2000), pp. 77-94.

45. “Freedom and its Specificity. A Reply”, Notizie di Politeia, n. 57 (2000), pp. 35-44.

46. “Can Enlightenment Morality be Justified Teleologically?”, in N. Geras and R. Wokler (eds), Enlightenment and Modernity (London: Macmillan, 2000), pp. 80-99.

More extensive version with same title: MANCEPT Working Paper no. 4/97, Manchester Centre for Political Thought, 1997.

47. “Commentary on Wolff and Petersmann”, in A. Qureshi, G. Parry and H. Steiner (eds), The Legal and Moral Aspects of International Trade (London: Routledge, 1998), pp. 119-22.

48. “The Concept of Freedom in the Work of Amartya Sen: an Alternative Analysis Consistent with Freedom’s Independent Value”, Notizie di Politeia, 43/44 (1996), pp. 7-22.

49. “The Independent Value of Freedom”, Ethics, 105 (4) (1995), pp. 819-45.

Chinese translation: in Ying Qi and Liu Xun Lian (eds), Post-Berlinian Conceptions of Liberty (Nanjing: JiangSu People’s Press, 2007), pp. 269-94.

50. “Interpersonal Comparisons of Freedom”, Economics and Philosophy, 11 (1) (1995), pp. 1-23.

51. “La giustificazione liberale dei diritti delle minoranze”, Filosofia e Questioni Pubbliche, 1 (1) (1995), pp. 130-38.

52. “Una replica”, Quaderni di Scienza Politica, 2 (3) (1995), pp. 462-67.

53. “Come aggregare i diversi parametri della libertà: una critica a Oppenheim”, Quaderni di Scienza Politica, 2 (3) (1995), pp. 437-54.

54. “La misurazione della libertà: una prospettiva normativa”, Quaderni di Scienza Politica, 1, 3 (1994), pp. 489-511.

55. “Being Free When Being Forced to Choose”, Politics, 12 (1) (1992), pp. 38-39.

56. “The Measurement of Pure Negative Freedom”, Political Studies, 40 (1) (1992), pp. 38-50.

57. “Is Analytical Action Theory Reductionist?”, Analyse & Kritik, 13 (1) (1991),
pp. 61-66.

58. “Human Nature and the Utopianism of the New Right”, Politics, 9 (2) (1989),
pp. 3-8.

 

Survey Articles and Introductory Works

59. “Liberty”, in Oxford Bibliographies Online, forthcoming.

60. “Equality”, in A. Besussi (ed.), Philosophy and Politics. Methods, Tools, Topics (Farnham: Ashgate, forthcoming).

61. Entries on “Brute luck”, “Throffers” and “Freedom”, in K. Dowding (ed.), Encyclopedia of Power (London: Sage, forthcoming).

62. General and sectional introductions in I. Carter, M.H. Kramer and H. Steiner (eds), Freedom: a Philosophical Anthology (Oxford: Blackwell, 2007). Co-authored with Matthew H. Kramer and Hillel Steiner.

63. “Eguaglianza e libertà”, in A. Coliva (ed.), Filosofia analitica. Temi e problemi (Rome: Carocci, 2007), pp. 351-78.

64. “Mario Stoppino – A Bio-bibliographical Note”, Homo Oeconomicus, 24 (2) (2007), pp. 183-85.

65. “La filosofia politica”, in L. Floridi (ed.), SWIF – linee di ricerca, 2006, Sito web italiano per la Filosofia, ISBN 1126-4780, http://lgxserve.ciseca.uniba.it/lei/
biblioteca/lr/public/carter-1.0.pdf

66. “Positive and Negative Liberty”, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2003, http://plato.stanford.edu.

Reprinted, with modifications, as “Liberty”, in R. Bellamy and A. Mason (eds), Political Concepts (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2003), pp. 4-15.

Update and expansion of the Stanford Encyclopedia entry, 2007, 2012.

Spanish translation of 2007 version: “Libertad Negativa y Positiva”, Astrolabio. Revista internacional de filosofía, ISSN 1699-7549, 10 (2010). http://www.ub.edu/
astrolabio/Articulos10/articulo_carter.pdf

Update and expansion of the Stanford Encyclopedia entry, 2012.

67. “Introduzione” and “Letture ulteriori”, in I. Carter (ed.), L’idea di eguaglianza (Milan: Feltrinelli, 2001).

68. “Introduzione” and “Letture ulteriori”, in I. Carter and M. Ricciardi (eds), L’idea di libertà (Milan: Feltrinelli, 1996). Co-authored with Mario Ricciardi.

69. “The Concept of Freedom. Part I: Background, Methodology, and the ‘Positive-Negative’ Debate”, Humane Studies Review, 10 (3) (1996), http://www.theihs.org/ libertyguide/hsr.

Chinese translation: in Ying Qi and Liu Xun Lian (eds), Post-Berlinian Conceptions of Liberty (Nanjing: JiangSu People’s Press, 2007), pp. 3-8.

70. “The Concept of Freedom. Part II: Classical Liberalism and Contemporary Debates”, Humane Studies Review, 10 (4) (1996), http://www.theihs.org/libertyguide/hsr.

Chinese translation: in Ying Qi and Liu Xun Lian (eds), Post-Berlinian Conceptions of Liberty (Nanjing: JiangSu People’s Press, 2007), pp. 8-22. Updated and expanded for the Chinese translation.

 

Book Reviews

71. David Schmidtz and Jason Brennan, A Brief History of Liberty, in The Philosophers’ Magazine, 50 (2010). Online version: http://www.philosophypress.co.uk/?p
=1441

72. Matthew H. Kramer, The Quality of Freedom, in Philosophical Review, 114 (4) (2005), pp. 551-553.

73. Michael Otsuka, Libertarianism without Inequality, in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, September 2004: http://ndpr.nd.edu/review.cfm?id=1418

74. Colin Bird, The Myth of Liberal Individualism, and David Weissman, A Social Ontology, in Times Literary Supplement, 3 August 2001, p. 27.

75. Randy E. Barnett, The Structure of Liberty, in European Journal of Philosophy, 9 (1) (2001), pp. 105-8.

76. Antonella Besussi, Giustizia e comunità. Saggio sulla filosofia politica contemporanea, in Dialectica, 52 (2) (1998), pp. 161-64.

77. Christine Swanton, Freedom. A Coherence Theory, in Sociologia del Diritto, 22 (1995), pp. 193-95.

Also: brief book notes for Political Studies and for L’indice dei Libri.

Journalistic

78. “Letter from Italy”, The Philosophers’ Magazine, 49 (2010), pp. 44-47. Online version: http://www.philosophypress.co.uk/?p=1269

79. “Reddito di base e giustizia libertaria. Conversazione con Philippe Van Parijs”, Notizie di Politeia, nn. 39/40 (1995), pp. 24-29.

Translations

80. Norberto Bobbio, “Oppenheim in Italy. A Memoir”, in I. Carter and M. Ricciardi (eds), Freedom, Power and Political Morality. Essays For Felix Oppenheim (London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2001).

81. Luigi Bonanate, “Oppenheim’s Realism and the Morality of the National Interest”, in I. Carter and M. Ricciardi (eds), Freedom, Power and Political Morality. Essays For Felix Oppenheim (London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2001).

Also: editor of numerous translations from English to Italian, including those contained in the edited collections L’idea di libertà, L’idea di eguaglianza, Eguale rispetto and Libertà e scelta (see edited books and journal symposia, above), and of several translations from Italian to English.

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