Professor Philip Pettit FBA
About this Fellow
Moral and political philosophy; philosophy of mind; metaphysics
- L S Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values, Princeton University; Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Australian National University
Politics in the Middle East, particularly in Iraq & Egypt; Islamic political thought; the relationship between art & power in the Middle East.
My research interests involve examining the nature & significance of political participation, particularly electoral participation, & also in understanding the causes & effects of public opinion on politics.
Political theory: theories of law and the state, pluralism, toleration, republicanism, global justice, secularism and religion
Philosophical foundations of the social sciences; political philosophy; theories of individual and collective decision-making