Profile: Christian Barry
Head of Philosophy, ANU
I am Head of the School of Philosophy at the Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), Australian National University.
I was previously a consultant and contributing author to three of the United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Reports, was editor of Ethics & International Affairs, and directed Carnegie Council's program Justice and the World Economy. I am currently a Global Ethics Fellow at Carnegie Council.
My book, with Sanjay G. Reddy, International Trade and Labor Standards: A Proposal for Linkage was published by Columbia University Press in 2008. My articles have appeared in Philosophy & Public Affairs, Journal of Political Philosophy, Review of International Studies, International Affairs, Cornell International Law Journal, and Journal of Social Philosophy. My book on responsibility for addressing global poverty is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.
NoteStreams By Christian Barry
Many millions of people throughout the world will illegally download the fifth season of Game of Thrones, released today by HBO. Legally speaking, what they will be doing is a violation of intellectual property rights, or “piracy”. But will they be doing anything morally wrong?