Phone

(609) 258–6831

Office

246 Corwin Hall

Email

apatten@princeton.edu

Alan Patten

Director, Program in Political Philosophy; Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Politics

Phone

(609) 258–6831

Office

246 Corwin Hall

Email

apatten@princeton.edu

Professor Alan Patten has research and teaching interests in both the history of political thought and contemporary political philosophy.

He is the author of Hegel’s Idea of Freedom (Oxford, 1999) and co-editor of Language Rights and Political Theory (Oxford, 2003). His new book is Equal Recognition: The Moral Foundations of Minority Rights (Princeton, 2014).

His articles have appeared in journals such as American Political Science ReviewHistory of Political Thought, Political Theory, Ethics, Journal of Political Philosophy and Philosophy & Public Affairs. Professor Patten is the Editor of Philosophy & Public Affairs.

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