William Lund, Ph.D.
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Campus Locations: Moscow
Department of Political Science
Professor of Political Science
Ph.D.-Political Science: University of Washington (1983)
M.A.-Political Science: University of Washington (1975)
B.A.-Political Science and History: Lewis & Clark College (1970)
History of Political Theory (esp. Hobbes)
Contemporary Liberalism and its Libertarian & Communitarian Critics
Dr. Lund joined the department in 1988 as an Assistant Professor. He was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor in 1993, and promoted to Full Professor in 2000. His research interests are mainly in the fields of contemporary political philosophy and the history of European and American political thought, with a secondary interest in contemporary American political parties and economic policy.
- “Neither Behemoth Nor Leviathan: Explaining Hobbes’s Illiberalism,” Filozofski Vestnik (2003)
- “Perfectionism, Freedom, and Virtue: Sandel’s ‘Formative Project,’” Social Theory and Practice (October, 2002)
- “Autonomy, Functionalism, and the Common Good: Some Liberal Doubts About The New Golden Rule,” in Edward Lehman (ed.), Autonomy and Order: A Communitarian Anthology (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000)
- “Egalitarian Liberalism and Social Pathology: A Defense of Public Neutrality,” Social Theory & Practice (Fall, 1997).