Professor Christian Barry is the Director of the ANU Research School of Social Sciences.

Christian Barry is Director of the Research School of Social Sciences at the ANU, and Co-Editor of Political Philosophy.

Professor Barry’s research focuses on ethical theory, philosophy of action, and international justice. He has published an array of books and articles relating to ethics.

Fields of expertise



Philosophy is critical to a high-tech future

When people ask me what I do for a living and I tell them that I’m a philosopher,…


Is digital piracy really stealing?

Many millions of people throughout the world have illegally downloaded the fifth season of Game of Thrones. Legally speaking,…

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