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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


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

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.

Professor Will Kymlicka

Democracy & diversity; theories of multuculturalism & minority rights; the accomodation of ethnic, racial & religious diversity within broader theories of citizenship & human rights; animal ethics

Professor Patrick Le Galès

Public policy, & sociology of the state in Europe; European cities & great global metropolis; Economic sociology/ political economy; Great Britain