I am interested in the metaphysical and psychological underpinnings of human social and political life, in particular, the notions of power, freedom, and the nature of normativity.

In early modern philosophy, I work on the natural philosophy, metaphysics and political philosophy of Spinoza and Hobbes.

I have written extensively on Spinoza's notion of power and how Spinoza offers us a theory of human social, cultural, and political behavior that provides a theory of the political subject that is useful in political philosophy and moral philosophy.

Brief overview of views on Spinoza:

Absolute Democracy: Spinoza’s theory of individual and …

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