Prof. Dr. Peter Dietsch


Former Visiting Researcher of the Research Unit

Research fields

political philosophy | economic philosophy | distributive justice | tax justice


Peter Dietsch was a guest of the research unit Transnational Conflicts and International Institutions from September 2011 to July 2012, and in October 2009. He is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Montreal where he teaches and conducts research in ethics, political philosophy, and philosophy of economics. At the WZB in October 2009, he worked with Thomas Rixen on a project supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) on the "Principles of a Just International Tax Regime."

Selected Publications

Rethinking Sovereignty in International Fiscal Policy, Review of International Studies, forthcoming

The market, competition, and equality, Politics, Philosophy & Economics 9/2 (2010), 213-44

Distributive Lessons from the Division of Labour, Journal of Moral Philosophy 5/1 (2008), 96-117

Show me the money – the case for income transparency, Journal of Social Philosophy 37/2 (2006), 197-213


Tax Competition and Global Background Justice (co-authored with Thomas Rixen)

Normative Foundations of International Taxation (book manuscript)