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Department of Political Science
855 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2T7
Phone: 514-398-4400 x094754
Email: arash.abizadeh at mcgill.ca
Welcome to my web page.
I am Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Associate Member of the Department of Philosophy, McGill University, and specialize in contemporary political theory and the history of political philosophy. I received a BA(Hon) from the University of Winnipeg in 1992, an MPhil from Oxford University in 1994, and a PhD from Harvard University in 2001.
My research focusses on democratic theory and questions of identity, nationalism, and cosmopolitanism; immigration and border control; the relation between the passions, rhetoric, discourse, practical reason, and politics; Habermas and discourse ethics; and seventeenth- and eighteenth-century philosophy, particularly Hobbes and Rousseau.
I am currently working on a book on Hobbes's accounts of language, natural science, and moral and political philosophy, titled The Oscillations of Thomas Hobbes: Between Insight and the Will, and a project on democratic theory and the coercive regulation of borders.
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