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Rajesh Chandra Shukla
Associate Professor, School Director, Faculty of Philosophy


Dr. Rajesh C. Shukla is an Associate Professor and Director of the School of Public Ethics at Saint Paul University. His research interests reside at the intersections of moral and political philosophy, focusing particularly on the conceptions of justice and civic friendship, ethics and public life, secularism and democratic citizenship, and immigration and welfare states.

Rajesh has published in the following journals: French Journal of Media Research (2016, forthcoming); Frontiers of Philosophy in China (2014); East and West Thought (2014); Toronto Slavic Quarterly (2013); Contemporary Thought (2013); Philosophy, Culture and Tradition (2013); Maritain Studies (2013); and Existenz (2011). He has served as the guest editor for the Journal of Philosophy, Culture and Tradition (2013), and co-edited three books with his colleagues.

Rajesh’s current research project is devoted to understanding the impact migration (including immigration) on the functioning of welfare states. In addition, he is also editing works on “Ethics and Public Life” and leads a research group on “Ethics and Public Policy” at Saint Paul University.


Cosmopolitanism After Brexit

July 05, 2016

Once it became clear that the Brexit supporters were going to win in the referendum, global markets dipped, diplomacy froze, and the British pound took its worst beating in years. None of these outcomes, however, completely capture the blows dealt to the cosmopolitan idea that propelled EU in the first place.



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Trump and the US Elections

June 19, 2016

I must say that like many others I have watched the rise of Donald Trump in the 2016 US presidential primaries with a bit of bewilderment and surprise.



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