P. E. Digeser

Professor
Associate Dean Graduate Division

Office Hours

Tuesday, 2:00 - 4:00pm

Contact Phone

805-893-3395

Office Location

Ellison 3717

Specialization

Political Philosophy

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1988

Bio

Professor Digeser's work has included studies of the concept of power, identity, forgiveness, friendship, the place of ethics in international relations, and the relationship between theory and practice.

Digeser has authored Our Politics Our Selves (Princeton University Press, 1995), Political Forgiveness (Cornell University Press, 2001) and Friendship Reconsidered: What it Means and Why it Matters to Politics (New York: Columbia University Press, 2016).  She is currently working on the idea of collaboration as an accusation.

 

Publications

Selected Publications:

Friendship Reconsidered: What it Means and Why it Matters to Politics (New York: Columbia University Press, 2016).

Richard E. Flathman: Situated Concepts, Virtuosity Liberalism, and Opalescent Individuality. (New York: Routledge 2016). An edited collection of some of Richard Flathman’s work.

"La Politique et le pardon (im)possible" in Le retour du pardon. Les équivoques de la repentance dans l’espace public. (Paris, Le Cerf, 2014)

“Friendship” The Encyclopedia of Political Thought. Michael Gibbon, Edr. (Wiley-Blackwell 2014)

"Friendship as a Family of Practices," Amity: The Journal of Friendship Studies.1 (2013) :34-52.

"Public Reason and International Friendship," Journal of International Political Theory 5 (2009): 22-40.

"Friendship Between States," British Journal of Political Science 39 (2008): 323-344.

Courses

PS 1

Political Ideas in the Modern World

PS 110

Political Concepts

PS 114

Democratic Theory

PS 119

Ethical Issues in International Relations

PS 189

Contemporary Political Theory

PS 242

Seminar in Contemporary Political Theory

PS 243

Seminar in Political Concepts