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About this Fellow

Political philosophy, political theory



Current post

  • Morrell Professor Emerita of Political Philosophy, University of York

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Political Philosophy, University of York, 1995 - 2012
  • Director, Morrell Studies in Toleration Programme, University of York, 1990 - 1999

British Academy Appointments

  • Vice-President (Social Sciences), 2009 - 2012
  • Member of Council, 2007 - 2009


Politics and Morality 2009


Toleration and the Limits of Liberalism 1989


Feminism and Emotion 2000


Impartiality in Moral and Political Philosophy 2001


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Public policy; public choice; the history and politics of Union since 1707; fiscal federalism; Scottish, French and American Enlightenment thought; electoral systems and social choice

Professor Vivienne Shue

Chinese politics and society in the 20th and 21st centuries; political economy of development, institutions and practices of the state, local governance, and patterns of state-society interaction

Professor Jonathan Haslam

History of thought in international relations; history of Soviet foreign policy; contemporary history of Chile; biography (E H Carr); origins of the Second World War.

Professor Richard English

Modern Irish and British politics and history; nationalism, political violence, and intellectual history; the politics and history of terrorism