- BA, University of Toronto
- BPhil, University of Oxford
- PhD, Harvard University
- JD, University of Toronto
Sophia Moreau is Professor of Law and Philosophy (with a cross-appointment in the Faculty of Law); a Faculty Associate at the U of T’s Centre for Ethics; and a Faculty Associate of Victoria College.
Professor Moreau is an Associate Editor of Philosophy and Public Affairs, Book Reviews Editor of the University of Toronto Law Journal, and a member of the Editorial Board of Law and Philosophy. Before coming to the University of Toronto, she clerked for Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin at the Supreme Court of Canada; was a Frank Knox Memorial Fellow at Harvard University; and was a Commonwealth Scholar at Balliol College Oxford.
Professor Moreau works on problems in moral and legal philosophy, often looking at the way in which moral questions play out in legal contexts. She has worked extensively on discrimination theory, and also on problems of normative ethics. In addition, she works on issues of fairness and social justice in tort law.
Ethics, Legal Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Social Justice
(see Professor Moreau’s Faculty of Law webpage for a complete list):
Professor Moreau’s book, Faces of Inequality: A Theory of Wrongful Discrimination,” was published by Oxford University Press (Oxford Legal Philosophy Series). For critical essays on the book, see the Book Forum published in the U of T’s C4e journal, featuring essays by Rebecca Cook, Deborah Hellman, Niko Kolodny, Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen and Seana Shiffrin, as well as a “Reply to Critics” by Sophia Moreau.
Her articles have appeared in journals such as Philosophy and Public Affairs, Ethics, Utilitas, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, the Canadian Journal of Philosophy, the University of Toronto Law Journal, and a number of other law journals in Canada, as well as in anthologies such as Philosophical Foundations of Constitutional Law and Philosophical Foundations of Discrimination Law.