Professor Carole Pateman FBA
About this Fellow
Political theory; democratic theory, early modern theories of an original contract and contemporary contract theory, feminist theory, critical race theory, citizenship and the welfare state.
- Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles; Honorary Professor, Cardiff University
Political theory: theories of law and the state, pluralism, toleration, republicanism, global justice, secularism and religion
Moral and political philosophy; philosophy of mind; metaphysics
Philosophical foundations of the social sciences; political philosophy; theories of individual and collective decision-making
Ethical aspects of speech act theory and social epistemology; metaphysics of properties; history of philosophy, especially Kant; free speech, hate speech and media ethics; feminist perspectives on pornography and objectification