Dr Tyler John

Research Affiliate

Tyler John

Tyler John is a PhD Student in Philosophy at Rutgers University. Prior to starting at Rutgers he was a fellow at the NIH Clinical Center, Department of Bioethics. He is a co-author of Chimpanzee Rights: The Philosophers’ Brief (Routledge) and of articles appearing in Economics and Philosophy, Ethics, and The Oxford Handbook of Consequentialism. Tyler is a Global Priorities Fellow at the Forethought Foundation for Global Priorities Research, a Rutgers University Presidential Fellow, and a board member at Faunacción. His current research focuses on the ethics and political science of longtermist political institutions, and on articulating and defending “liberal chronopolitanism,” a liberal egalitarian political morality that implies the equal political standing of present and future people and a right to suffrage for future generations.