interests center upon political theory,including the pragmatics of
liberty and Continental and postmodern thought. There are two tracks in
his research: the improvement of political ideals and the history of
political thought. He is completing a book about revitalizing civility.
He has addressed pressing political questions in outlets ranging from
Political Theory and Political Studies to Philosophy and Social
Criticism and the Encyclopedia of Political Thought. In those outlets,
and in numerous conferences, Jason has published on Hegel, Nietzsche,
Irigaray, and Levinas.
The Origins of Free Peoples, (New York: Continuum International, 2011).
"Kingship," Encyclopedia of Political Thought (New York: Wiley, 2015).
"Levinas and the Palestinians," Philosophy and Social Criticism, 35, No. 6 (2009): 671-684.
UCLA 1996 Dissertation Year Fellowship Award