Miguel Vatter


Professor of Political Science, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW Australia.

He has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the New School for Social Research, and has held academic positions in political science and philosophy departments in North America and Chile, as well as a visiting professorship in Germany. He works in the areas of political theory and contemporary philosophy.

His current areas of research and publication are Machiavelli, Kant, republicanism, biopolitics, and political theology. His most recent research project was on “Rawls and Republicanism,” and he is currently doing research on the theme of “Political Representation and Political Theology”. He is co-founder and director of a biopolitics research network, www.biopolitica.org

Miguel Vatter’s teaching areas are: social, political and moral philosophy; history of political thought (ancient, medieval, modern); legal theory; democratic theory; modern and contemporary continental philosophy; literary theory.

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