Professor of Philosophy, Political Science and Woman's Studies
213 Sparks Building
- B.A., University of New Orleans
- M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago Circle
- Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago
Areas of Specialization
- Contemporary Social and Political Philosophy
- Moral Theory
- Figures in the History of Political Philosophy
- Rawlsian Liberalism and its Critics
- Freedom and Slavery
- Rousseau's Social and Political Philosophy
“Autonomy and Liberalism: A Troubled Marriage?” in Steven Wall, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Liberalism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015), 141-62.
“Autonomy and Social Disorientation” in Geoffrey Levey, ed. Authenticity, Autonomy and Multiculturalism (London: Routledge, 2015).
“Telling Our Stories in the Master’s Tongue: Narrative Selves and Oppressive Circumstance” in Christopher Cowley, ed. Philosophy of Autobiography (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2015).
- "Freedom and the Extended Self". Ethical Perspectives 21 no.2, June 2014
- The Politics of Persons: Individual Autonomy and Socio-Historical Selves. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
- Autonomy and the Challenges to Liberalism: New Essays, co-edited with Joel Anderson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, January 2005
- Social and Political Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction. London: Routledge, 2002
- "Saving Positive Freedom" Political Theory 33 no.1 (February, 2005), 79-88
- "Narrative Unity as a Condition of Personhood" Metaphilosophy, 35 no. 5 (October 2004), 695-713
- The Myth of Property: Toward an Egalitarian Theory of Ownership. Oxford: Oxford U. Press, 1994
Social and Political Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction 2nd Edition