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Department of Philosophy

Jon Mahoney


Dr. Mahoney specializes in political philosophy.


Ph.D. SUNY - Binghamton, 2000

Representative publications

"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.

"Secularism, Equality and Political Legitimacy," Journal of Value Inquiry (March 2010), pp. 17-30.

"Pragmatism and Human Rights," International Perspectives on Pragmatism, eds. P. Hare, M. Weber, J. Swindler, O.M. Pastae, and C. Cuteanu, Cambridge Scholars Publishing. NewCastle, UK. 2009, pp. 211-219.

"Human Rights and the Moral Basis of Liberalism," Law and Philosophy (March 2008): 151-191.


Office: 208A Dickens Hall

Email: jmahoney@ksu.edu

Fax: 785-532-3522

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