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Dr Michael Bacon, Lecturer in Political Theory

Posted on 27/06/2007

Michael joins the Department in September 2007 as Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow. He gained his PhD from the London School of Economics, for a thesis focusing on the work of Richard Rorty. Michael's first book, Richard Rorty: Pragmatism and Political Liberalism will be published by Rowman and Littlefield in 2008. 

My research interests are in contemporary political theory, in particular political liberalism, pragmatism, and theories of democracy.

  • BSc London School of Economics
  • MSc London School of Economics
  • PhD London School of EconomicS
  • MSc Programme Coordinator (Politics)
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Biography

I joined the Department in September 2007 as Leverhulme Early Career Fellow and became a Lecturer in Politics in September 2009. I have previously taught at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University College London, and the London School of Economics. I gained my PhD from the London School of Economics, for a thesis focusing on the work of Richard Rorty.


Research interests

I specialise in political liberalism, pragmatism, and theories of democracy. I also have an interest in multiculturalism and the politics of recognition.



   
 
 
 

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