Peter Vallentyne

Peter Vallentyne

b. 1952

Nationality: American

Historical Period: The 20th Century and Beyond

Peter Vallentyne is Florence G. Kline Professor of Philosophy at the University of Missouri.

He writes on issues of liberty and equality in the theory of justice (and left-libertarianism in particular) and, more recently on enforcement rights (rights to protect primary rights). He is an associate editor of Ethics. Peter edited Equality and Justice (2003, 6 volumes) and Contractarianism and Rational Choice: Essays on David Gauthier’s Morals by Agreement (1991), and he co-edited, with Hillel Steiner, The Origins of Left Libertarianism: An Anthology of Historical Writings and Left Libertarianism and Its Critics: The Contemporary Debate (2000).