Professor Miguel Vatter

Professor
Ph.D. in Philosophy from the New School for Social Research
School of Social Sciences

Contact

+61 (2) 9385 8637
+61 (2) 9385 1040
Room 120, Morven Brown
Kensington Campus
Fields: Political Theory and Political Philosophy, History of Ideas, History of Philosophy

Research

Miguel Vatter is Professor of Political Science, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

He has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the New School for Social Research, and has held academic positions in political science and philosophy departments in North America and Chile, as well as a visiting professorships in Germany and China. He works in the areas of political theory and contemporary philosophy.

His current areas of research and publication are Machiavelli, Kant, republicanism, biopolitics, and political theology. Among his past research projects are "Rawls and Republicanism" and "Political Representation and Political Theology". He is co-founder and director of a biopolitics research network, www.biopolitica.org

Miguel Vatter's teaching areas are: social, political and moral philosophy; history of political thought (ancient, medieval, modern); legal theory; democratic theory; modern and contemporary continental philosophy; literary theory.

Publications

Teaching

Miguel Vatter's teaching areas are: social, political and moral philosophy; history of political thought (ancient, medieval, modern); legal theory; democratic theory; modern and contemporary continental philosophy; literary theory.

Courses:

ARTS 2850 Politics, Law, Philosophy: Constitutions and Revolutions

ARTS 2384 Political Philosophy

ARTS 3788 European Governance

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Other information

He is co-founder and director of the international biopolitics research network, www.biopolitica.org.