Raimond Gaita is Professorial Fellow in The Faculty of Arts and Honorary Professorial Fellow in Melbourne Law School at the University of Melbourne. He is Emeritus Professor of Moral Philosophy at King's College London and Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.
Gaita's books include: Good and Evil: An Absolute Conception; Romulus, My Father, which was made into a feature film starring Eric Bana; A Common Humanity: Thinking About Love & Truth & Justice; Breach of Trust: The Philosopher’s Dog; Truth, Morality and Politics; After Romulus; and, with Gerry Simpson, Who’s Afraid of International Law. Gaita was also an editor and contributor to Gaza: Morality Law and Politics; Muslims and Multiculturalism.
In 2009, the University of Antwerp awarded Gaita the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa “for his exceptional contribution to contemporary moral philosophy and for his singular contribution the role of the intellectual in today’s academic world”.