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Andreas Hess

Diploma(Mercator University 1989), PhD(Free University Berlin 1993)

Professor in Sociology UCD

Member PL&AElected in 2022

Andreas Hess is professor of sociology at University College Dublin. His main interests are in historical sociology, the history and sociology of ideas, and Basque Studies. He is the author of "The Political Theory of Judith N. Shklar. Exile from Exile" (2014) and "Tocqueville and Beaumont. Aristocratic Liberalism in Democratic Times (2018); and (together with S. Ashenden) editor of "Between Utopia and Realism. The Political Thought of Judith N. Shklar" (2019) and Judith Shklar's posthumously published lectures "On Political Obligation" (2019). He serves currently as the joint editor-in-chief of 'Society'.
 

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