Faculty & Speakers

Areas of Expertise

  • History of Political Philosophy
  • Classical and Modern Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy, Religion, and Politics

Timothy W. Burns

Professor, Baylor University

Areas of Expertise

  • History of Political Philosophy
  • Classical and Modern Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy, Religion, and Politics

Timothy W. Burns is Professor of Political Science and Graduate Program Director at Baylor University. He is also editor in chief of Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy, and co-editor of Palgrave MacMillan’s “Recovering Political Philosophy” series. His research interests are in the history of political philosophy, classical and modern political thought, politics and literature, politics and religion, Shakespeare’s political thought, and the thought of Leo Strauss. His articles have appeared in the American Political Science ReviewThe Journal of PoliticsPolisThe Review of MetaphysicsFirst Things, and other leading journals. His most recent books include Shakespeare’s Political Wisdom; The Key Texts of Political Philosophy (with Thomas L. Pangle); The Future of Liberal Education (co-edited with Peter A. Lawler); and Brill’s Companion to Leo Strauss’ Writings on Classical Political Thought.

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