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I am Professor and Queen’s National Scholar in the Department of Political Studies at Queen’s University.  I am cross-appointed with the Department of Philosophy and I also teach in the School of Policy Studies. My research interests are interdisciplinary, integrating normative … Continue reading

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Publications

             Books (1)  Genetics and Ethics (under contract with Polity Press) (2) Biologically Modified Justice (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016) (3)  An Introduction to Contemporary Political Theory (London: Sage Publications, 2004). (4)  Contemporary Political Theory: A Reader (London: Sage Publications, … Continue reading

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Teaching

I regularly teach POLS 250 An Introduction to Political Theory and POLS 402/857 Science and Justice.  Here are the trailers for those two courses: In POLS 250, which is a history of political thought course from Plato to Marx, I … Continue reading

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Research Statement

Research Statement More than 2000 years ago Aristotle described politics as a normative practical science. He believed that politics was the most authoritative of all the sciences (prescribing which sciences ought to be studied) because the central concern of politics … Continue reading

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MULTIMEDIA

CFRC radio interview on genetic intervention  Video presentation of Essay in Oct. 2012 issue of the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine: Paper presented at the Social Philosophy and Policy Conference in Tucson, Arizona (Jan. 2013) Video presentations on … Continue reading

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