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Philippe Van Parijs

Born in Brussels in 1951, Philippe Van Parijs holds doctorates in philosophy (Oxford) and the social sciences (Louvain). He is professor at the University of Louvain, where he has been directing the Hoover Chair of economic and social ethics since its creation in 1991. He has also been a Visiting Professor of philosophy at Harvard University since 2004 and at the Universiteit of Leuven since 2006. He is one of the founders of the Basic Income Earth Network and chairs its International Board.