Staff Profile:Alan Cromartie
- Professor Alan Cromartie
- Job Title:
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.)