Derrick Darby
Professor (Ph.D., Pittsburgh)

3101 Wescoe

Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics, African American Philosophy.

Curriculum Vitae

Personal website

Major Interests

  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • African American Philosophy

Representative Publications

  • Rights, Race, and Recognition (Cambridge University Press, 2009)
  • "Blacks and Rights: A Bittersweet Legacy," Law, Cullture, and the Humanities 2 (2006): 420-439
  • "Rights Externalism," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 68 (2004): 620-634
  • "Unnatural Rights," Canadian Journal of Philosophy 33 (2003): 49-82
  • Hip Hop and Philosophy: Rhyme 2 Reason, coedited with Tommie Shelby (Chicago: Open Court Publishing, 2005)

Fall 2013 Courses

  • Phil. 500: Studies in Philosophy: Health Justice
  • Phil. 668: Political Philosophy






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