Jon Mahoney


Dr. Mahoney specializes in political philosophy.


Ph.D. SUNY - Binghamton, 2000

Representative publications

"Toleration and Liberty of Conscience" in Mitja Sardoc (ed), Handbook of Toleration, Palgrave, 2021.

"Liberalism and Toleration", in J. Drerup and G. Schweiger (eds), Toleration and the Challenges to Liberalism, Routledge, 2020.

"Wedding Cakes and Muslims: Religious Freedom and Politics in Contemporary American Politics", Politologija, (2019) 1: 25-36.

"The Politics of Religious Freedom: Liberalism, Toleration and Muslim Majority Societies," Philosophy and Social Criticism, vol. 43, no. 6 (2017): 551-570.

"Religious and Political Authority in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Challenges and Prospects" (with Kamel Alboaouh) Manas Journal of Social Science, Vol. 6, No. 4 (2017): 241-257.

"The Kyrgyz Republic's Entrance into the Eurasian Customs Union," (with Bakyt Omurzakov) Manas Journal of Social Sciences, vol. 4 no. 4 (Fall 2015): 41-51.

"Justice in Education and Religious Freedom," Social Philosophy and Policy, no. 1, vol. 31 (Fall 2014): 276-295.

"Democracy and Religious Freedom," in Liberty and Human Rights (University of Cairo Press, 2014), 16-25.

"Democratic Equality and Corporate Political Speech," Public Affairs Quarterly, (2013): 137-156.

"A Democratic Equality Approach to Religious Exemptions," Journal of Social Philosophy (Fall 2011), pp. 305-320.


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