Jed Lewinsohn


1017C Cathedral of Learning
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

F: 412-624-5377


Jed Lewinsohn (PhD, NYU 2015; JD, Yale Law School 2012) is an assistant professor of philosophy. Prior to joining the department, he spent two years at the Harvard Society of Fellows, where he is a Junior Fellow. He works primarily on issues at the intersection of social and political philosophy, moral philosophy, philosophy of law, and philosophy of action. He is completing a book (under contract with Harvard University Press) on the nature of quid pro quo exchange and debt, as well as a series of papers on the artificial (conventional) status of property, promising, and political authority. He has published on the philosophy of Jewish law, and remains interested in the subject.