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David Estlund

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Name  David Estlund
Role  Philosopher
Influenced by  John Rawls
Region  Western philosophy

David Estlund wwwbrowneduacademicsphilosophysitesbrownedu
Main interests  Political philosophy · Democratic theory
Notable ideas  Epistemic proceduralism
Books  Democratic Authority: A Philosophical Framework, Utopophobia - Political Philosophy Beyond the Feasible
Similar  John Rawls, Ronald Dworkin, John Stuart Mill, Isaiah Berlin, H L A Hart

Areas of interest  Political philosophy
Schools of thought  Analytic philosophy
Philosophical era  Contemporary philosophy

David Estlund (Brown University), Approximation, Deviation, and Deliberative Democracy


David Estlund is the Lombardo Family Professor of Philosophy at Brown University. He has been teaching moral and political philosophy at Brown since 1991. He previously taught at University of California, Irvine, and has spent fellowship years at the Program in Ethics at Harvard University and at Australian National University. His research interests center on liberalism, justice, and especially democracy. He sits on the editorial board of the academic journal Representation. He is editor of the collection, Democracy (Blackwell, 2002) and the author of Democratic Authority: A Philosophical Framework (Princeton, 2008). He is at work on a book to be called Utopophobia, on questions of realism and idealization in political philosophy.

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