Timothy Fuller

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Timothy Fuller is a Professor of Political Science at Colorado College. He has written several forwards in the works of Michael Oakeshott.

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Leo Strauss and His Catholic Readers. Geoffrey M. Vaughan, ed. Catholic University of America Press, 2018.
 
This is a most welcome, often profound inquiry into the relation between Catholic scholars of political philosophy and Leo Strauss who is among the most influential political philosophers in the twentieth century.  Strauss is well-known for arguing that it is the tension between reason and…

The thought of Thomas Hobbes is a living force in philosophic reflection on modern politics. Yet many insist that an era of political philosophy, roughly beginning with Hobbes, is at an end or rapidly approaching it. To speak generally, but within the framework of much contemporary discourse, it is “liberalism” which is in crisis and specifically the “liberalism” which traces…

Hume and the Politics of Enlightenment. Thomas W. Merrill. Cambridge University Press, 1915.
 
Thomas Merrill of American University introduces this book with reflections on the difficult relation of philosophy to politics, illustrated in the thought of Marx and Heidegger, each alienated from the dominant features of the modern situation, each committed to radical questioning of conventional assumptions, but each attaching themselves to…

The Primacy of Persons in Politics: Empiricism & Political Philosophy.  John von Heyking and Thomas Heilke, eds. Washington, D.C: The Catholic University of America, 2013.
 
This book comprises nine essays, the first by Tilo Schabert, followed by eight responses to his work as a whole. Schabert aims to restore focus on the persons who actually engage in politics rather than on…