Christopher King

Dr. Christopher KingVisiting Assistant Professor

Contemporary Political Philosophy,Democratic Theory, Ethics

Ph.D. Vanderbilt University

Chris King specializes in Political Philosophy and Ethics with a special interest in Democratic Theory. His published essays discuss problems of political authority and legitimacy as well as Socratic virtue.

Representative Publications

  • “Economic Theories of Democratic Legitimacy and the Normative Role of Ideal Consensus,” Politics, Philosophy and Economics, May (2013) 12: 156-178
  • “Problems in the Theory of Democratic Authority,” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, vol. 15, No. 4 (2012), 431-448
  • “Wisdom, Moderation, and Elenchus in Plato’s Apology,” Metaphilosophy, volume 39, no.3 (2008) 345-362


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