Dr Daniel Butt

Daniel Butt

Dr Daniel Butt

BA MPhil DPhil Oxf
Associate Professor, Robert Maxwell Fellow and Tutor in Political Theory, and Vice-Master (Academic)
(Vice-Master business only)
01865 277758 (Vice-Master business only)
Academic subject(s): 
Politics
  • Core subject area: Political theory.
  • Teaching: Undergraduate: Introduction to Politics: The Theory and Practice of Democracy; Theory of Politics; History of Political Thought: Plato to Rousseau. Graduate: Theory of Politics; Ethics.
  • Research interests: Theories of distributive and rectificatory justice, with particular reference to historical injustice and international politics; egalitarianism; the ethics of cultural property; environmental ethics; the political theory of trade unionism; judicial politics and the philosophy of law.

As Vice-Master (Academic), Professor Butt is mainly concerned with Balliol’s academic policy. In this capacity he is happy to see people by appointment.

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