Nir Eisikovits

Nir Eisikovits is a professor of philosophy and founding director of the Applied Ethics Center. Before coming to UMass Boston he was associate professor of legal and political philosophy at Suffolk University, where he co-founded and directed the Graduate Program in Ethics and Public Policy. Professor Eisikovits’s research focuses on the moral and political dilemmas arising after war. He is author of “A Theory of Truces” (Palgrave MacMillan) and “Sympathizing with the Enemy: Reconciliation, Transitional Justice, Negotiation” (Brill) and co-editor of “Theorizing Transitional Justice” (Routledge). He is also guest editor for a recent issue of Theoria on “The Idea of Peace in the Age of Asymmetrical Warfare.” Eisikovits has written numerous articles on political reconciliation, transitional justice, the role of forgiveness in politics, truth commissions, and the ethics of war.



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