Research

Publications

‘The Language of Political Science in Early Modern Europe’, Journal of the History of Ideas (forthcoming, 2019).

‘Democracy and the Body Politic from Aristotle to Hobbes’, Political Theory  46 (2018), 167-196; first published online, September 2016.

‘History, Theory and the Environment’ in Nature, Action and the Future: Political Thought and the Environment (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018). (With Katrina Forrester.)

co-editor, Nature, Action and the Future: Political Thought and the Environment (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018). With essays from: Annabel Brett, Malcolm Bull, Deborah Coen, Fredrik Albritton Jonsson, Melissa Lane, John O’Neil, David Runciman, Quentin Skinner, Richard Tuck, Thomas Uebel and Paul Warde.

Papers in progress

‘Okin, Rawls and the politics of political philosophy’ (2018 APSA Best Paper Award [Foundations of Political Theory])

‘Making the State: poetry and the origins of political theory’ (based on my Skinner lecture.)

Civitas and respublica in early modern political thought’

‘Mastery and slavishness’

‘Hobbes’s state’ [with Amia Srinivasan]

Book / Research Projects

Imagining Politics [next project, which grows out of my Skinner lecture]

The Sphere of the City [MS in preparation, based on my PhD thesis]

Feminism and the Future [This is starting life as a graduate course I’m co-teaching with Amia Srinivasan at the University of Oxford]