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About this Fellow


Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Political Philosophy, The University of Manchester

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader, Professor of Political Philosophy, University of Manchester, 1971
  • Emeritus Professor of Political Philosophy, University of Manchester, University of Manchester, 1995


Individual liberty Aristotelian Society Proceedings 1975

An essay on rights 1994

A debate over rights 1998

Other Political Studies: Political Theory, Government and International Relations Fellows

Professor Jeremy Waldron

Legal & political theory, both historical & modern, including theories of human rights, the rule of law, property, historic injustice, cosmopolitanism, democracy & unconditional structure, as well as torture & other security issues.

Professor Andrew Hurrell

International relations, with particular reference to theories of global order & global governance: the history of thought on international law & relations: the international relations of the Americas, especially Brazil

Professor Simon Hix

Comparative democratic institutions & processes, especially voting in legislatures & electoral systems; & European Union politics, especially the European Parliament & European Parliament elections.