Jon Pike

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Jon Pike joined The Open University in 1998, as Staff Tutor in the South East Region. His main area of teaching is Political Philosophy, on the course AA311 Reading political philosophy: Machiavelli to Mill and on the MA in Philosophy. He is currently writing two books. One is on distributive justice and equality, centred on an analysis of the socialist slogan 'from each according to their ability, to each according to their need'. The other is a text book on political philosophy. His research interests include Marx and the philosophical problems involved in various forms of political action, the theories of rights and their application, and the history of political philosophy more generally.