The Business Corporation as a Political Actor


Rutger Claassen
Project Leader
Rutger Claassen is Professor of Political Philosophy and Economic Ethics at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies of Utrecht University. Most of his research is at the intersection of politics, economics and ethics, asking fundamental theoretical and normative questions... Read more
Tully Rector
Postdoctoral Researcher
Tully Rector is a postdoctoral researcher in philosophy. His work addresses normative problems of political economy. Related interests include social ontology, theories of practical reason, comparative philosophy, and the history of political thought, especially the ideas of freedom and power... Read more
Uğur Aytaç
Assistant Professor
I am currently a postdoctoral researcher in the ERC project "The Business Corporation as a Political Actor" at the Ethics Institute. I received my PhD in Political Theory from the University of Amsterdam. My research interests lie primarily in democracy,... Read more
Barbara Bziuk
PhD Candidate
Barbara Bziuk is a PhD Candidate in political philosophy and economic ethics at the Ethics Institute, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies of Utrecht University. Within the Corporatocracy project, she works on a theory of social justice for corporations, investigating... Read more
Philipp Stehr
PhD Candidate
Philipp Stehr is a PhD researcher in the "Corporatocracy" project, working on the question if and under what conditions we can justify the corporate form in a democratic society. Besides his project he is interested in political and social theory,... Read more