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Gabrielle Stanton

Ph.D. Student
107 Newcomb Hall


MLA, St. John's College Annapolis, 2014
B.A., Philosophy and English, Tulane University, 2012


Academic Interests

  • History of Philosophy
  • Political Philosophy
  • Plato
  • Locke
  • Kant
  • Hobbes


  • “Between Two Masters: Hobbes’s Views on International Relations.” In Hobbesian Applied Ethics and Public Policy , edited by Shane Courtland, Routledge 2017.


  • “Locke’s Appeal to Heaven.” American Philosophical Association Central Division, Chicago, IL, February 2018.
  • “Religion in the State of Nature: Hobbes’s Image of Trust as the Basis of Political Life.” Association of Core Texts and Courses 23rd Annual Conference , Dallas, TX, April 2017.
  • "Kant on Freedom and Tradition," 2016 Association of Core Texts and Courses Conference on Tradition and Renewal.
  • "A Kantian Argument for Liberal Education" 2014 St. John's College 50th Anniversary Conference on Liberal Education.