Dr. Robb McDaniel

Associate Professor

Dr. Robb McDaniel
615-904-8245
Room 256, Peck Hall (PH)
MTSU Box 29, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University (1998)
  • B.A., Davidson College, NC (1990)

Biography

Articles
"Pleasantville's Utopian Confusion." Film and History 32.1: 85-86. Spring 2002.
"Garden-Variety Liberals: Discovering Eden in Levinas and Locke." Polity 34.2: 117-140. Winter 2001.
"The Nature of Inequality: Uncovering the Modern in Leo Strauss's Idealist Ethics." Political Theory 26.3: 317-345. June 1998.

Book Chapters
"Geroge Orwell." In Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America.Ed. David Schulz and John Vil... Read More »
Articles
"Pleasantville's Utopian Confusion." Film and History 32.1: 85-86. Spring 2002.
"Garden-Variety Liberals: Discovering Eden in Levinas and Locke." Polity 34.2: 117-140. Winter 2001.
"The Nature of Inequality: Uncovering the Modern in Leo Strauss's Idealist Ethics." Political Theory 26.3: 317-345. June 1998.

Book Chapters
"Geroge Orwell." In Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America.Ed. David Schulz and John Vile. M.E. Sharpe , 2004.
"Herbert Marcuse." In Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America.Ed. David Schulz and John Vile. ME Sharpe, 2004.
"Liberty vs. License." In Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America.Ed. David Schulz and John Vile. ME Sharpe, 2004.
"The Putney Debates." In Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America.Ed. David Schulz and John Vile. ME Sharpe, 2004.
"Robert R. Livingston, Jr." In Great American Judges: An Encyclopedia. Ed. John Vile. ABC-CLIO , 2003.
"Patrick Henry." In Great American Lawyers: A Biographical Dictionary. Ed. John Vile. ABC-Clio, 2001.
"The Illiberal Leo Strauss." In Community and Political Theory Today. Ed. Peter Augustine Lawler and Dale McConkey. Praeger , 1999.

Papers and Presentations
Program Chair, Tennessee Political Science Associtation Annual Meeting, April 2003.
"Democratic Radicalism in the Early American Republic." Presented at Sons of the American Revolution, Murfreesboro, TN, January 8, 2002.
"Fear of Violent Debt: Levinas Contra Hobbes on Death and Politics." Presented at American Political Science Association Convention, August 2000.
"Garden-Variety Liberals: Discovering Eden in Levinas and Locke." Presented at Midwest Political Science Association Convention, April 2000.
Panelist, Roundtable on "Clinton Impeachment." Tennessee Political Science Association, April 1999.
Discussent, "Global Community?" panel. Conference on Politics, Religion, and Community, Berry College, Rome, GA, March 1999.
Discussant, "Bellah Revisited" panel. Conference on Communiterianism and Civil Society, Berry College, Rome, GA, October 1996.
"Arisocratic Heirs: Radical Inequality in Leo Strauss's Economy of Intellect." Presented at American Political Science Associtation, August 1996.
"Ethical Education in Hegel's Philosophy of Right." Presented at the Southern Political Science Association, April 1992.

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