Dr Stewart Braun - School of Philosophy (Faculty of Theology and Philosophy)

Assistant Supervisor – Only eligible to supervise with a fully accredited Principal or Co-supervisor


Dr. S. Stewart Braun is a lecturer in the School of Philosophy and a research member of the Centre for Moral Philosophy and Applied Ethics. He obtained his Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Virginia in 2012 where he served as a graduate member of the Society of Fellows. He joined ACU in 2013

Dr. Braun speacilises in social and political philosophy, concentrating specifically in the areas of distributive justice. Currently Dr. Braun is engaged in a project to determine the proper focus for egalitarian accounts of distributive justice.


Phone :7207 (Brisbane)
Email :stewart.braun@acu.edu.au
URIs : Staff Directory Profile

Research Interests

Social and Political Philosophy; Philosophy of Law ; Normative and Applied Ethics ;

Methods Expertise

No research method is currently recorded.

Research Projects

Selected Publications


Liberty, Political Rights and Wealth Transfer Taxation, in Journal of Applied Philosophy


Rescuing Indigenous Land Ownership: Revising Locke's Account of Original Appropriation through Cultivation, in Theoria: a journal of social and political theory (print version)


Mandatory health insurance, liberalism, and freedom, in Public Affairs Quarterly (print version)


Historical entitlement and the practice of bequest: is there a moral right of bequest?, in Law and Philosophy (print version)