Larry Krasnoff


Address: 14 Glebe Street, Room 301
Phone: 843.953.5687


1992 - Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
1985 - B.A., Williams College

Research Interests

  • Moral and political philosophy
  • Kant, Hegel


“More than Consent: Kant on the Function of the Social Contract,” Las Torres de Lucca: International Journal of Political Philosophy 7.13 (2018), 45-62.

“On the (Supposed) Distinction Between Classical and Welfare Liberalism: Lessons from the Doctrine of Right,” in L. Krasnoff, N. Sánchez Madrid and P. Satne (eds.), Kant’s Doctrine of Right in the 21st Century (University of Wales Press, 2018), 103-123.

“Kantian Constructivism,” in J. Mandle and D. A. Reidy (eds.), A Companion to Rawls (Blackwell, 2014), 73-87.

“Constructing Practical Justification: How Can the Categorical Imperative Justify Desire-Based Actions?,” in M. Timmons and S. Baiasu (eds.), Kant on Practical Justification: Interpretive Essays (Oxford University Press, 2013), 87-109.

“Voluntarism and Conventionalism in Hobbes and Kant,” Hobbes Studies 25.1 (2012), 43-65.

"Autonomy and Plurality," Philosophical Quarterly 60 (2010), 673-691.

Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit: An Introduction (Cambridge University Press, 2008).

"Pythagoras Enlightened: Kant on the Effect of Moral Philosophy," in N. Brender and L. Krasnoff (eds.)  New Essays on the History of Autonomy (Cambridge University Press, 2004), 133-153.

"How Kantian is Constructivism?" Kant-Studien 90.4 (1999), 385-409.  Reprinted in K. Brinkmann (ed.), German Idealism (Routledge, 2007), 257-283.

"Consensus, Stability and Normativity in Rawls' Political Liberalism," Journal of Philosophy 95.6 (1998), 269-293.

"The Fact of Politics: History and Teleology in Kant," European Journal of Philosophy 2.1 (1994), 22-40.