at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale

Global Justice Program



Daniele Botti, Global Justice Fellow

Daniele Botti graduated from the Faculty of Literature and Philosophy of the University of Milan (, with a thesis on "John Rawls and International Justice: The Law of Peoples and its Philosophical Premises." On June 26, 2012, he has defended his doctoral dissertation on "John Rawls and the American philosophical Tradition: Notes on a recent Finding among Rawls's unpublished Papers," at the Department of History of the University of Eastern Piedmont ( Daniele lives in New Haven, CT since January 2010. Fields of interest: history of political thought, theories of (international and global) justice, cosmopolitanism, pragmatism.

Among his publications, it is worth mentioning the Italian translation of Thomas W. Pogge, World Poverty and Human Rights: Cosmopolitan Responsibilities and Reforms, 2nd ed. (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2008). Italian title: Povertà mondiale e diritti umani. Responsabilità e riforme cosmopolite, a cura di L. Caranti, traduzione di D. Botti (Roma-Bari: Laterza, 2010).

He has also translated, with Corrado Del Bò, John Rawls's essay, “Justice as Reciprocity,” originally published in John Stuart Mill: Utilitarianism, with Critical Essays, ed. Samuel Gorowitz (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971), reprinted in Rawls, Collected Papers, ed. Samuel Freeman (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999). Italian title: “Giustizia come reciprocità,” in L’ideale di giustizia. Da John Rawls a oggi, a cura di Mario Ricciardi (Milano: Egea, 2010), 21–68.