Primary interests

  • Aristotle and neo-Aristotelianism
  • Philosophy of action
  • Virtue ethics, eudaimonism, and "normative naturalism"
  • Contemporary democratic theory
  • Perfectionism and political authority
  • Theories of practical rationality

Secondary interests

  • Ancient philosophy
  • Philosophy of social science
  • History of modern social theory
  • Wittgenstein
  • Philosophy of law
  • Ethics and meta-ethics, esp. "moral particularism"
  • Methods of political theory

For more specific descriptions of my research projects, visit the <Research> sub-pages linked to this page.  A statement of my research aims and experience is available upon request.