Dr. Clayton Chin is Senior Lecturer in Political Theory in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. He has a PhD from the University of London in the UK, as well as previous degrees from University College London and McGill University.
His past research focused on the methodology of different traditions within political theory, particularly the relation between pragmatist political thought and the analytical and Continental approaches. He also increasingly focuses on issues related to multiculturalism and cultural diversity in contemporary liberal democracies, particularly the relation between multiculturalism and national identity in both contemporary Western liberal democracies and theoretical debates. He has published a manuscript on the methodological significance of the pragmatist political philosophy of Richard Rorty and has published widely within academic journals in political theory and beyond.
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Multicultural politics of recognition and postcolonial citizenship: rethinking the nation
Democratic epistemology and democratic morality: the appeal and challenges of Peircean pra..
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Rorty’s Pragmatist Method for Political Theory: Between Continental Criticism and Liberal Norms
Journal article | 2019 | Iride: Journal of Philosophy and Public Debate
The value of Richard Rorty’s work lies in the range of debates and traditions it engaged. With few equals, he combined diverse con..
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Senior Lecturer In Political Theory
Social And Political Sciences
PhD in Research in Political Science
Queen Mary University of London
MA in European Thought
University College London
BA in Philosophy of Religion