People

Shai Agmon

Research Topic:

Liberal Democracy and the Institutional Limits of Markets
AFFILIATION
Political Theory Network
College
Worcester College
Course
DPhil Politics
supervisor

Jonathan, Wolff (University of Oxford)


Research

My research interests include:

  • Political Theory

  • Institutional Limits of Markets

  • Competition

  • Liberalism

  • Legal Philosophy

Publications

Journal Articles

Agmon, Shai. "Undercutting Justice–Why Legal Representation Should Not Be Allocated by the Market." Politics, Philosophy & Economics 20, no.1 (2021): 

Levi, Yonatan & Agmon, Shai. "Beyond culture and economy: Israel’s security-driven populism." Contemporary Politics 27, no. 3 (2021): 

Agmon, Shai & Hitchens, Matt. “Prioritarianism: A (Pluralist) Defence.” Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy 15, no. 1 (2019): 

Agmon, Shai. “Could Present Laws Legitimately Bind Future Generations? A Normative Analysis of the Jeffersonian Model.” Intergenerational Justice Review 9, no. 2 (2016): 

 

Book Chapters

Sharon, Assaf & Agmon, Shai. “Justice and the Market”, in A. Dorfman and A. Harel (eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of Privatization (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021): 

 

Presentations

December 2021, “Two Concepts of Competition”, Graduate Conference in Politics, Philosophy & Law, King’s College London.

October 2021 (as discussant), “Politicising Sex while Depoliticising Feminism”: Comment on Amia Srinivasan’s ‘The Right to Sex’, Oxford Political Thought Seminar, University of Oxford. 

June 2021, “The Moral Limits of What, Exactly?”, Oxford Work in Progress Political Theory Seminar, University of Oxford.

March 2021, “Beyond Culture and Economy – Israel’s Security-Driven Populism”, Populism in Israel Symposium, Icon-S Israel.

February 2021, "Two Concepts of Competition", Nuffield Political Theory Workshop, University of Oxford. 

December 2020, "Institutional Limits of Markets", Moral and Political Philosophy Seminar, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 

September 2019, “Bankers, Suicide Bombers and the ‘Real People’: A Comparative Analysis of Israeli and European Right-wing Populism,” European Association of Israeli Studies Annual Conference (EAIS), Charles University, Prague. 

July 2018, “Wealthy Thumbs on the Scales of Justice: A Normative Analysis of the Market of Legal Representation”, Public lecture for the staff of the Office of Legal Counsel and Legislative Affairs, Israeli Ministry of Justice.

June 2018, “Justice and the Market”, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Conference: Privatization: A Contested Concept (Co-Lectured with Dr. Assaf Sharon), Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law.

May 2018, “Wealthy Thumbs on the Scales of Justice: A Normative Analysis of the Market of Legal Representation”, The 4th Annual Conference of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics, University of Birmingham.

May 2018, “Wealthy Thumbs on the Scales of Justice: A Normative Analysis of the Market of Legal Representation”, Professor Alon Harel’s Workshop Law and Political Theory, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law.

May 2018, “Bankers, Suicide Bombers and the ‘Real People’: A Comparative Analysis of Israeli and European Right-wing Populism,” Graduate Workshop (Co-Lectured with Yonatan Levi), Taub Center for Israel Studies, New York University.  

December 2017, “Wealthy Thumbs on the Scales of Justice: A Normative Analysis of the Market of Legal Representation”, Professor Talia Fisher’s Seminar The State and the Market, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law.

November 2016, “Could Present Laws Legitimately Bind Future Generations? A Normative Analysis of the Jeffersonian Model,” 2015-16 Intergenerational Justice Prize Conference, Berlin.