David Estlund

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David Estlund
Era 21st-century philosophy
Region Western Philosophy
School Analytic
Main interests
Political philosophy · Democratic theory
Notable ideas
Epistemic proceduralism

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 around liberalism, justice, and especially democracy. He sits on the editorial board of the academic journal Representation.[1] 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.[2]

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  1. ^ "Representation". editorial board. Taylor & Francis. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Profile - David Estlund". Department of Philosophy. Brown University. Retrieved 19 August 2013.