Dr. Lee Ward

Alpha Sigma Nu Distinguished Associate Professor of Politics and International Studies

B.A. (Toronto), M.A. (Brock), Ph.D. (Fordham)

Office: CM 315
Phone: (306) 359-1259
Fax: (3060 359-1200
E-mail: lee.ward@uregina.ca

 

Research Interests

History of Political Philosophy and American Political Thought.

 

Representative Publications

Books

John Locke's Two Treatises of Government. Edited by Lee Ward.  Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing, 2016.

Modern Democracy and the Theological-Political Problem in Spinoza, Rousseau, and Jefferson. New York: Palgrave MacMillan Publishers, 2014.

Natural Right and Political Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Catherine and Michael Zuckert. (Co-edited with Ann Ward). South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2013.

John Locke and Modern Life. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

The Ashgate Research Companion to Federalism. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Co., 2009. (Co-edited with Ann Ward)

The Politics of Liberty in England and Revolutionary America. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

 

Articles

“Republican Political Theory and Irish Nationalism” The European Legacy, Vol. 21, No. 1 (February) 2016: 19-37.

“James Otis and the Americanization of John Locke,” American Political Thought, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Spring) 2015: 181-202.

“Gods would be needed to give men Laws: Rousseau on the Modern Republican Legislator,” Perspectives on Political Science. Vol. 43, No. 1 (January) 2014: 41-51.

"Benedict Spinoza on the Naturalness of Democracy," Canadian Political Science Review. Vol. 5, No. 1 (January) 2011: 55-73.

"The Relation between Politics and Philosophy in Plato's Apology of Socrates," International Philosophical Quarterly Vol. 49, No. 4 (December) 2009: 501-19.
   
"A Note on a Note on Locke's ‘great art of government'." Canadian Journal of Political Science. Vol. 42, No. 2 (June) 2009: 521-23.

"Locke on Punishment, Property, and Moral Knowledge," Journal of Moral Philosophy. Vol. 6, No. 2 (April) 2009: 218-244.

"John Locke on Toleration and Inclusion," Ratio Juris: An International Journal of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. Volume 21, No. 4 (December) 2008: 518-541.

"Montesquieu on Federalism and Anglo-Gothic Constitutionalism." Publius: The Journal of Federalism. Vol 37, No. 4 (Fall), 2007: 557-577.

"Locke on the Moral Basis of International Relations." American Journal of Political Science. Vol. 50, No. 3 (July), 2006: 691-705.

"Locke on Executive Power and Liberal Constitutionalism." Canadian Journal of Political Science. Vol. 38, No. 3 (September), 2005: 719-744.

"Nobility and Necessity: The Problem of Courage in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics." American Political Science Review. Vol. 95, No. 1 (March), 2001:71-83

Chapters in Edited Volumes:

"Benedict Spinoza and the Problem of Theocracy." Natural Right and Political Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Catherine and Michael Zuckert. (Co-edited with Ann Ward). South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2013: 132-52.

"John Locke and the Problematic Relation between Natural and Moral Philosophy," Matter and Form: From Natural Science to Political Philosophy.  Ann Ward, ed. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2009: 179-94.