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Professor Noel K O'Sullivan

Research Professor of Political Philosophy

Summary

Noël O'Sullivan is Research Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Hull, where he was awarded a personal chair in 1992. After taking first class honours at LSE, he was a postgraduate Prize Fellow at Harvard. The most recent of his 14 books is an edited volume on The Place of Michael Oakeshott in Contemporary Western and Non-Western Thought (2017). His monographs are: Conservatism (1976), Fascism (1983), The Problem of Political Obligation (1986), The Philosophy of Santayana (1992), and European Political Thought since 1945 (2004). He has been translated into Chinese, Czech, Dutch, Italian, Polish, Serbo-Croatian and Spanish.

Book Chapter

Conservatism

O'Sullivan, N. (2013). Conservatism. In M. Freeden, & M. Stears (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Political IdeologiesOxford University Press (OUP). doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199585977.013.0005

Oakeshott on civil association

O'Sullivan, N. (2012). Oakeshott on civil association. In P. Franco, & L. Marsh (Eds.), A companion to Michael Oakeshott, 290-311. Penn State University Press

Visions of European unity since 1945

O'Sullivan, N. (2008). Visions of European unity since 1945. In R. Johnston (Ed.), Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures, 93-127. British Academy. doi:10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0004

Journal Article

The concepts of the public, the private and the political in contemporary Western political theory

O'Sullivan, N. K. (2009). The concepts of the public, the private and the political in contemporary Western political theory. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 12(2), 145-165. doi:10.1080/13698230902892010

Postgraduate supervision

I welcome applications in modern political philosophy, although supervision would have to be registered jointly with a full time member of staff.