Alan J. Kellner
Program Area(s): Political Theory
Regional Specialization(s): Europe
Nature and Civilization in Kant's Global Politics
Dissertation Committee: James Farr (Chair), Mark Alznauer (Philosophy), Mary Dietz, Hendrik Spruyt
Research Interests: History of political thought, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Sovereignty and the State System
The dissertation reads Kant's global politics as a solution to the problem of civilization, a problem he gets from Rousseau.
- "Plato, Dumbledore, and the Lust for Power" (with David Lay Williams) in The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy.