Ruth Abbey

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On leave Fall 2013 and Spring 2014

Rank

Regular Faculty - Professor

Field(s)

Political Theory

Education

B.A., Monash University

M.A. McGill University

Ph.D., McGill University

Research and Teaching Interests

Nietzsche, Charles Taylor, Feminist Political Thought, Liberal Political Thought, the Internet and Politics.

Biography

Author of Nietzsche's Middle Period (Oxford University Press); Philosophy Now: Charles Taylor (Acumen Publishing and Princeton University Press); The Return of Feminist Liberalism (Acumen Publishing and McGill Queens University Press). Editor of Contemporary Philosophy in Focus: Charles Taylor (Cambridge University Press); Feminist Interpretations of Rawls (Penn State University Press). She has also written a number of journal articles, ranging from topics such as contemporary liberalism, to conceptions of marriage, to animal ethics, to cyberdemocracy. She has been the recipient of a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship and Research fellowships at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study and the Murphy Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs. 

Office Hours

On leave

Contact Information

Office: 415 Decio
Phone: 574-631-6084
Fax: 574-631-4405
Email: Ruth.M.Abbey.2@nd.edu

Mailing Address

Department of Political Science
217 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Vita

abbey_cv_2012.pdf

Website(s)

http://nd.edu/rabbey1/