Biography

Dr. Michael L. Frazer is a Lecturer in Political and Social Theory at the University of East Anglia. His research focuses on canonical moral and political philosophy, with a focus on its relevance for contemporary political theory and the philosophy of social science. He is the author of ‘The Enlightenment of Sympathy: Justice and the Moral Sentiments in the Eighteenth Century and Today’ (Oxford University Press, 2010), as well as many shorter works. Dr. Frazer received his BA from Yale University, his PhD from Princeton, and has previously held positions at Brown and Harvard.

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Frazer, M. L.

(2016)

Utopophobia as a Vocation: The Professional Ethics of Ideal and Nonideal Political Theory,

in Social Philosophy and Policy

33.

pp. 175-192

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Frazer, M.

(2016)

Anatomist and Painter: Hume's Struggles as a Sentimental Stylist,

in Passions, Sympathy and Print Culture : Public Opinion and Emotional Authenticity in Eighteenth-Century Britain.

Palgrave Macmillan

pp. 223-241

ISBN 978-1-137-45540-6

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Frazer, M. L.

(2014)

Including the Unaffected,

in Journal of Political Philosophy

22.

pp. 377-395

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Frazer, M. L.

(2010)

The Enlightenment of Sympathy: Justice and the Moral Sentiments in the Eighteenth Century and Today,

Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN 9780199866687, 9780195390667

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Frazer, M. L.

(2007)

John Rawls between two enlightenments,

in Political Theory

35.

pp. 756-780

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Frazer, M.

(2006)

Esotericism ancient and modern - Strauss contra straussianism on the art of political-philosophical writing,

in Political Theory

34.

pp. 33-61

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Frazer, M.

(2017)

Interdisciplinary before the disciplines: moral sentimentalism and the new science of man,

in Ethical Sentimentalism : New Perspectives.

Cambridge University Press

pp. 15-31

ISBN 9781107089617

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Frazer, M.

(2017)

Moral Sentimentalism,

in Methods in Analytical Political Theory.

Cambridge University Press

pp. 91-111

ISBN 978-1107491700

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

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Frazer, M. L.

(2017)

Ryan Muldoon, Social Contract Theory for a Diverse World: Beyond Tolerance, Routledge, 2016, 131pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138681361,

in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

(Book/Film/Article review)

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Frazer, M. L.

(2016)

Utopophobia as a Vocation: The Professional Ethics of Ideal and Nonideal Political Theory,

in Social Philosophy and Policy

33

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pp. 175-192

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Frazer, M.

(2016)

Natural and artificial impartiality,

in Econ Journal Watch

13

(2)

pp. 284-297

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Frazer, M.

(2016)

Review of "Thomas Paine and the Idea of Human Rights" by Robert Lamb,

in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

(Book/Film/Article review)

(Published)


Frazer, M.

(2016)

Anatomist and Painter: Hume's Struggles as a Sentimental Stylist,

in Passions, Sympathy and Print Culture : Public Opinion and Emotional Authenticity in Eighteenth-Century Britain.

Palgrave Macmillan

pp. 223-241

ISBN 978-1-137-45540-6

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Frazer, M. L.

(2015)

The Noble Liar's Paradox?,

in Perspectives on Political Science

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(3)

pp. 159-161

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Frazer, M., Slote, M.

(2015)

Sentimentalist Virtue Ethics,

in The Routledge Companion to Virtue Ethics.

Routledge

pp. 197-209

ISBN 978-0415659338

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Frazer, M. L.

(2015)

Seduced by System: Edmund Burke's Aesthetic Embrace of Adam Smith's Philosophy,

in Intellectual History Review

25

(3)

pp. 357-372

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Frazer, M. L.

(2014)

Including the Unaffected,

in Journal of Political Philosophy

22

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pp. 377-395

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Frazer, M. L.

(2014)

Political Philosophy versus History? Contextualism and Real Politics in Contemporary Political Thought: Edited by Jonathan Floyd and Marc Stears. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.,

in Perspectives on Politics

12

(1)

pp. 222-223

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Frazer, M. L.

(2012)

Sentimentalism without relativism,

in Passions and Emotions.

NYU Press

pp. 19-37

ISBN 9780814760147

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Frazer, M. L.

(2010)

The Enlightenment of Sympathy: Justice and the Moral Sentiments in the Eighteenth Century and Today,

Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN 9780199866687, 9780195390667

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Frazer, M. L.

(2010)

The modest professor: Interpretive charity and interpretive humility in John Rawls's lectures on the history of political philosophy,

in European Journal of Political Theory

9

(2)

pp. 218-226

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Frazer, M. L.

(2010)

The diversity in US social science,

in Harvard International Review

32

(1)

pp. 4-5

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Frazer, M. L.

(2009)

The troubling persistence of injustice,

in The Future of Political Science: 100 Perspectives.

Routledge

pp. 31-32

ISBN 0203882318, 9780203882313

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Frazer, M. L.

(2007)

John Rawls between two enlightenments,

in Political Theory

35

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pp. 756-780

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Frazer, M.

(2006)

Esotericism ancient and modern - Strauss contra straussianism on the art of political-philosophical writing,

in Political Theory

34

(1)

pp. 33-61

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Frazer, M. L.

(2006)

The Compassion of Zarathustra: Nietzsche on Sympathy and Strength,

in The Review of Politics

68

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pp. 49-78

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