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Brandon Turner

Associate Professor


Office: 230D Brackett Hall
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Email: BTURNE2@clemson.edu
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 Educational Background

Ph.D. Political Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison 2008

B.A. Political Science, Philosophy, History
Miami University 2004

 Courses Taught

POSC 1030--Introduction to Political Thought
POSC 4490--Political Theory of Capitalism
POSC 4500--Selected Topics in Political Theory
POSC 4530--American Political Thought
POSC 4800--Gender and Politics

 Research Interests

History of political thought, especially early modern thought; theories of liberalism and commercial republicanism

 Research Publications

"Mandeville Against Luxury" in Political Theory (2016)
"Private Vices, Publick Benefits: Mandragola in Machiavelli's Political Thought," in Polity (2016)
"'Democratical Gentlemen' and the Lust for Mastery: Status, Ambition, and the Language of Liberty in Hobbes's Political Thought," in Political Theory (2013)
"Adam Ferguson on 'Action' and the Possibility of Non-Political Action," in Polity (2012)
"John Stuart Mill and the Antagonistic Foundation of Liberal Politics," in Review of Politics (2010)

 Links

Democratical Gentlemen and the Lust for Mastery: Status, Ambition, and the Language of Liberty in Hobbes’s Political Thought
Adam Ferguson on ‘Action’ and the Possibility of Non-Political Participation
John Stuart Mill and the Antagonistic Foundation of Liberal Politics