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Kei Hiruta

Research Fellow in Philosophy
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Kei Hiruta is Research Fellow in philosophy at Wolfson College, and non-residential Fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York. Trained in both analytic and continental traditions of political philosophy, he is currently completing a monograph project, entitled ‘Berlin’s Bête Noire’, that tells the story of the intellectual, political and personal conflict between Isaiah Berlin and Hannah Arendt. 


Kei holds a D.Phil. in Political Theory from Oxford and has held visiting research positions at Columbia University and the University of Tokyo. He has been an Associate Editor of the Journal of Practical Ethics, and is one of the founding Associate Editors of the new journal, Arendt Studies (first volume to appear in Autumn 2017).