Faculty Profiles

Ariel Zylberman

Ariel Zylberman

Law and Philosophy Program Fellow
B.A. University of Winnipeg, 2003
B.A. Oxford University, 2005
Ph.D. University of Toronto, 2013

Ariel Zylberman is a fellow in Law and Philosophy at UCLA School of Law for 2016-2018. Prior to joining UCLA, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Philosophy at Simon Fraser University and held a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council postdoctoral fellowship at McGill University.

Zylberman received his B.A. in Philosophy with Honors from the University of Winnipeg, and his B.A. in Philosophy and Politics from Oxford University. He earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Toronto. His honors and awards include the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Canada’s most prestigious graduate scholarship, and a Rhodes Scholarship from Oxford University.

Zylberman’s publications include “Why Human Rights? Because of You,” Journal of Political Philosophy; “Human Dignity”, Philosophy Compass; “Human Rights, Categorical Duties: A Dilemma for Instrumentalism”, Utilitas; “The Public Form of Law: Kant on the Second-Personal Constitution of Freedom,” Kantian Review; “Human Rights and the Rights of States: A Relational Account”, Canadian Journal of Philosophy; and a popular book titled La Educación Intercultural como Ejercicio de Derechos Humanos (Intercultural Education as Human Rights Practice), Lima: APRODEH.