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Dr Emma Stone Mackinnon

University Lecturer in the History of Political Thought


Subject groups/Research projects

Political Thought and Intellectual History:

Departments and Institutes

Emmanuel College:

Teaching

Part II Paper 5 / POL11: Political Philosophy and the History of Political Thought Since c. 1890

Key Publications

“Declaration as Disavowal: Race and Empire in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,” Political Theory 47, no. 1 (February 2019): 57-81. https://doi.org/10.1177/0090591718780697

“Promise-Making and the History of Human Rights: Reading Arendt with Danto,” Humanity 9, no. 2 (Summer 2018). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/703634

“Arthur Danto as Human Rights Activist,” Blackwell Companion to Arthur C. Danto, ed. Jonathan Gilmore and Lydia Goehr, forthcoming

Other Publications

Review in Roundtable XXI-13 on Adom Getachew’s World-Making After Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination (Princeton University Press 2019), H-Diplo, November 2019. https://hdiplo.org/to/RT21-13

“On the Language of Just War: A Reply to Whyte,” in Symposium on Jessica Whyte’s article “The ‘Dangerous Concept of the Just War’: Decolonization, Wars of National Liberation, and the Additional Protocols to the Geneva Conventions,” Humanity (online only), August 2019. http://humanityjournal.org/blog/on-the-language-of-just-war-a-reply-to-whyte/