As philosopher and broadcaster Scott Stephens suggests in his introduction to Justice and Hope, Raimond Gaita’s principal contribution to the practice of moral philosophy is to have opened it up to readers and audiences that wouldn’t usually encounter it.

Most notably in his memoir Romulus, My Father (1998), but also in A Common Humanity (2000) and The Philosopher’s Dog (2002), he has found a language in which to address the question of what we owe to one another that is free from the bloodless, esoteric jargon of academic philosophy. [More here.]