Staff Profile:Alan Cromartie

Professor Alan Cromartie
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I am the author of Sir Matthew Hale: law, religion, and natural philosophy (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995) and The constitutionalist revolution: an essay on the history of England (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2006), and the editor of Thomas Hobbes, A dialogue between a philosopher and student, of the common laws of England (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005). I am at present Director of the Leverhulme Trust Major Research Programme 'The Liberal Way of War', for which I am writing a history of rights-based politics provisionally called Men, laws, and rights-based order. I am also trying to compose a new interpretation of the thought of Thomas Hobbes. I welcome the chance to supervise postgraduate research on the history of political thought (especially in the early modern period), the ethics of modern warfare, and the philosophy of history.

Areas of Interest:
  • Political Theory
  • History of Political Thought
  • Philosophy of History
  • The Ethics of War
Research groups / Centres:
  • Political Theory Centre
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    Other major publications include: Sir Matthew Hale: law, religion and natural philosophy (Cambridge, 1995)

    MA, PhD (Cantab.)

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