Damian Grace


Damian Grace


Damian Grace is a political philosopher and historian of political ideas. He has taught normative and applied ethics, political philosophy, history of political thought and philosophy of religion over the past four decades. He has published broadly but his research has centred on Renaissance political theory and applied ethics.


Research Interests
  • The political thought of More and Erasmus
  • The reputation of Machiavelli
  • The ethics of compliance regimes
  • The philosophy of friendship


Books Authored and Edited

Cohen, S & Grace, D 2009, Business Ethics, 4th edn, Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Cohen, S & Grace, D 2005, Business Ethics, 3rd edn, Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Cohen, S & Grace, D 1998, Business Ethics, 2nd edn, Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Cohen, S & Grace, D 1995, Business Ethics, Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Cohen, S & Grace, D 2007, Ethical Theory and Practice in the World of Accounting, ICAA.

Refereed Journal Articles

Jackson, M & Grace, D 2010, "The utopian vision within Leviathan", Utopia and Utopianism, vol. 3.

Grace, D 2009 "Errant corporations, diffuse responsibilities, and the environment: Ethical issues in the Orica case study", Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 90, no. 4.

Book Chapters

Grace, D & Jackson, M 2012, "Aquinas", "Erasmus", and "Kohlberg", in Seel, N (ed), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning, Springer, Heidelberg, New York.

Grace, D 2009, "Utopia", in Literary Encyclopedia.

Grace, D 2009, "Utopia", in A.D. Cousins and D. Grace (eds), A Companion to Thomas More, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Madison.

Grace, D 2007, "The Right of Freedom of Expression", in J. Franklin (ed.), Life to the Full, Connor Court, Ballan.

Grace, D 2007, "The Cartoons and Incommensurable Values" in B. Debatin (ed.), Der Karikaturenstreit und die Pressefreiheit, LIT, Berlin.

Book Reviews

Grace, D 2009, "Guilt About the Past", by B Schlink, Australian Book Review, vol. 310.

Grace, D 2006, "Campbell Jones, Martin Parker and Rene ten Bos, For Business Ethics", Australian Journal of Management, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 371-380.