Laurens van Apeldoorn
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Laurens van Apeldoorn is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and a member of the Centre for Political Philosophy at Leiden University. His research is broadly focussed on the nature and prospects of the sovereign state. His recent historical research is on the political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. His recent contemporary research concerns international taxation in relation to global justice.
Prior to his arrival at Leiden he was a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Amsterdam. He has also held visiting appointments at the University of Toronto, the University of Montreal, King’s College London, and the University of Leuven. He received a doctorate from Oxford University.
- Political philosophy
- History of political thought
- International taxation
- Political legitimacy
- Faculty Governance and Global Affairs
- Leiden University College
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