Levy

Jacob T. Levy

Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory in the department of Political Science, affiliate member of the Department of Philosophy, and coordinator of the Research Group on Constitutional Studies at McGill University.

Postes occupés

2014-2015 à 2015-2016 Direction d'axe,
2010-2011 Chercheur-e invité-e,
2013-2014 Chercheur-e associé-e,
2014-2015 à aujourd'hui Membre régulier-ère,

Biographie

Jacob T. Levy is Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory in the department of Political Science, an affiliate member of the Department of Philosophy, and coordinator of the Research Group on Constitutional Studies at McGill University. He is a member of the Groupe de Recherche Interuniversitaire en Philosophie Politique (GRIPP). He holds an AB in Political Science from Brown University, an MA and Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University, and an LL.M. from the University of Chicago Law School.He is the author of The Multiculturalism of Fear (Oxford University Press, 2000), and of many articles, chapters, and essays on multiculturalism and nationalism; federalism; and the history of liberal and constitutional thought. These include « Not so Novus an Ordo: Constitutions Without Social Contracts, » Political Theory; « Federalism, Liberalism, and the Separation of Loyalties, » American Political Science Review ; « Liberal Jacobinism, » Ethics; « Three Perversities of Indian Law, » Texas Review of Law and Politics; »Beyond Publius: Montesquieu, Liberal Republicanism, and the Small-Republic Thesis, » History of Political Thought; and « Classifying Cultural Rights, » Nomos.He has held fellowships from the National Science Foundation, Fulbright, the Mellon Foundation, the Earhart Foundation, and the Social Philosophy and Policy Center. He served as Secretary-Treasurer of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy for seven years. He was Enlightenment and Early Modern editor for the Sage Encyclopedia of Political Theory; in coming years he will edit the Oxford Handbook of Classics in Political Theory and co-edit Nomos: Federalism and Subsidiarity.

Recent publications

Books

  • The Multiculturalism of Fear (Oxford University Press, 2000; in Spanish, El multiculturalismo del miedo, Madrid: Tecnos/ Collección de ciencias sociales, 2003
  • Jacob T. Levy. Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom. Oxford University Press. 2014.
  • James Fleming and Jacob T. Levy, eds., Nomos LV: Federalism and Subsidiarity. New York University Press, 2014

Selected articles

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