Kelly, Paul

Professor Paul Kelly  

Department

Position held

Professor of Political Theory

 

Pro-Director for Education

 

Experience keywords:

British policy making; British politics; egalitarian political systems; multiculturalism; social justice

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Political Ideas in British Politics and Policy-Making including Multiculturalism, group rights and national identity, equality of outcomes and equality of opportunity and theories of social justice. Theories and concepts in Modern Political theory including especially the development and distinctiveness of British Political Ideas from the seventeenth-century. Political Ideologies and Political ideas from the Ancient Greeks to the present.

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7190

Publications

2017

Boucher, David and Kelly, Paul, eds (2017) Political thinkers: from Socrates to the Present Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198708926

2015

Kelly, Paul (2015) Liberalism and nationalism In: Wall, Steven, (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Liberalism. Cambridge Companions to Philosophy. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 329-351. ISBN 9781107439412

Kelly, Paul (2015) Situating Parekh’s multiculturalism: Bhikhu Parekh and twentieth-century British political theory In: Uberoi, Varun and Modood, Tariq, (eds.) Multiculturalism Rethought: Interpretations, Dilemmas and New Directions. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, UK, 29-54. ISBN 97814744 01883

Kelly, Paul (2015) Political philosophy and the attraction of realism Global Discourse: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Current Affairs and Applied Contemporary Thought, 5 (2). 191-203. ISSN 2326-9995

Kelly, Paul (2015) Intergenerational justice In: Wright, James D., (ed.) International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. Elsevier, London, UK, 396-401. ISBN 9780080970875

2014

Kelly, Paul (2014) Armitage on Locke on international theory: the two treatises of government and the right of intervention History of European Ideas, 41 (1). 49-61. ISSN 0191-6599

2013

Kelly, Paul and Sato, Seishi, eds (2013) Studies in contemporary British political thought: between pluralism and multiculturalism Waseda University Press, Tokyo, Japan. ISBN 9784657130051

Kelly, Paul (2013) Liberalism In: Crimmins, James E., (ed.) The Bloomsbury Encyclopaedia of Utilitarianism. Bloomsbury Academic, London, 308-310. ISBN 9780826429896

Kelly, Paul (2013) Justice In: Crimmins, James E., (ed.) The Bloomsbury Encyclopaedia of Utilitarianism. Bloomsbury Academic, London, 296-299. ISBN 9780826429896

Kelly, Paul (2013) Equality In: Crimmins, James E., (ed.) The Bloomsbury Encyclopaedia of Utilitarianism. Bloomsbury Academic, London, 139-142. ISBN 9780826429896

Kelly, Paul (2013) Introduction In: Kelly, Paul, (ed.) The Politics Book. Big ideas simply explained. Dorling Kindersley, 10-15. ISBN 9781409364450

Kelly, Paul (2013) Bishop Butler In: Crimmins, James E., (ed.) The Bloomsbury Encyclopaedia of Utilitarianism. Bloomsbury Academic, London, 68-69. ISBN 9780826429896

Kelly, Paul (2013) Multiculturalism in British political theory: a genealogy In: Kelly, Paul and Sato, Seishi, (eds.) Studies in Contemporary British Political Thought: Between Pluralism and Multiculturalism. Waseda University Press, Tokyo, Japan, 259-297. ISBN 9784657130051

Kelly, Paul (2013) Luòkè yàn zhèngfǔ lùn lì zhōng de guójì gānshè = International intervention in Locke’s two treatises Zheng Zhi Si Xiang Shi = Journal of the History of Political Thought, 4 (3). 114-134. ISSN 1674-8662

Kelly, Paul, ed (2013) The politics book Big ideas simply explained. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 9781409364450

2012

Kelly, Paul (2012) Foreword: law, legislation and liberty: a new statement of the liberal principles of justice and political economy In: Hayek, F. A., (ed.) Law, Legislation and Liberty: a New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy. Routledge classics. Routledge, Abingdon, UK. ISBN 9780415522298

Kelly, Paul (2012) Red or orange: The Big Society in the new Conservatism In: Edwards, Jason, (ed.) Retrieving the Big Society. Political quarterly monograph series. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 22-34. ISBN 9781118368787

Kelly, Paul (2012) Book review: masters of the universe: Hayek, Friedman, and the birth of neoliberal politics LSE Review of Books (2 Nov 2012) Blog entry

2011

Kelly, Paul (2011) Contractarian ethics In: Chadwick, Ruth, (ed.) Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics. Academic Press, 622-628. ISBN 9780123736321

Kelly, Paul (2011) Rescuing political theory from the tyranny of history In: Floyd, Jonathan and Stears, Marc, (eds.) Political Philosophy Versus History?: Contextualism and Real Politics in Contemporary Political Thought. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 13-37. ISBN 9780521146883

Kelly, Paul (2011) Book review: the development of a discipline: the history of the political studies association British Politics and Policy at LSE (30 Oct 2011) Blog entry

Kelly, Paul (2011) Book review: the merits of ‘Big Society’ and where it will take us British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 Jan 2011) Blog entry

Kelly, Paul (2011) Multiculturalism is not a coherent policy that can be abandoned; David Cameron’s speech reveals more continuity with Labour’s ‘British national identity’ project than a radical departure from his ‘liberal conservatism’ British Politics and Policy at LSE (11 Feb 2011) Blog entry

2010

Kelly, Paul (2010) Philosophic radicalism In: Bevir, Mark, (ed.) Encyclopedia of Political Theory. Sage, London, 1041-1045. ISBN 9781412958653

Kelly, Paul (2010) Jeremy Bentham In: Bevir, Mark, (ed.) Encyclopedia of Political Theory. Sage, London, 114-121. ISBN 9781412958653

Kelly, Paul (2010) British political theory in the twentieth century In: Kelly, Paul, (ed.) British Political Theory in the Twentieth Century. Political studies special issues. Wiley-Blackwell / Political Studies Association, Oxford, UK, 1-36. ISBN 9781405199995

Kelly, Paul and Varoudakis, Georgios (2010) John Stuart Mill's thought and legacy: A timely reappraisal In: Kelly, Paul and Varouxakis, Georgios, (eds.) John Stuart Mill - Thought and Influence. Routledge innovations in political theory. Routledge, London, UK, 1-18. ISBN 9780415555180

Kelly, Paul, ed (2010) British political theory Political studies special issues. Wiley-Blackwell / Political Studies Association, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781405199995

Kelly, Paul and Varouxakis, Georgios, eds (2010) John Stuart Mill - thought and influence - the saint of rationalism Routledge innovations in political theory. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415555180

Kelly, Paul (2010) Why equality? On justifying liberal egalitarianism Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 13 (1). 55-70. ISSN 1369-8230

2009

Boucher, David and Kelly, Paul, eds (2009) Political thinkers: from Socrates to the present (2nd edition) 2nd, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199215522

Kelly, Paul (2009) The Oakeshottians In: Flinder, Matthew and Gamble, Andrew and Hay, Colin and Kenny, Michael, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of British Politics. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 154-171. ISBN 9780199230952

2008

Kelly, Paul (2008) Liberalism, secularism and the challenge of religion - is there a crisis? In: Moore, Henrietta and Held, David, (eds.) Cultural Politics in a Global Age: Uncertainty, Solidarity and Innovation. Oneworld, London, UK, 124-131. ISBN 9781851685509

2007

Kelly, Paul (2007) Locke’s second treatise of government: a reader’s guide Continuum, London, UK. ISBN 9780826492654

Kelly, Paul (2007) Equality, marginalisation and freedom of expression In: Newey, Glen, (ed.) Freedom of Speech. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, UK, 74-96. ISBN 9781847183606

2006

Kelly, Paul (2006) Political theory: the state of the art Politics, 26 (1). 47-53. ISSN 0263-3957

Kelly, Paul (2006) Liberalism and epistemic diversity: Mill's sceptical legacy Episteme, 3 (3). 248-265. ISSN 1742-3600

Kelly, Paul (2006) The social theory of anti-liberalism Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 9 (2). 137-154. ISSN 1369-8230

2005

Kelly, Paul (2005) Liberalism Key concepts. Polity Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780745632919

Kelly, Paul (2005) State and nation versus liberal egalitarianism In: Nimni, Ephraim, (ed.) National Cultural Autonomy and Its Contemporary Critics. Routledge innovations in political theory (16). Routledge, London, UK, 166-178. ISBN 9780415249645

2004

Kelly, Paul (2004) Impartiality: a philosophical perspective In: Sajo, Andras and Rutt Bentch, Lorri, (eds.) Judicial Integrity. Brill, Leiden, Germany, 17-42. ISBN 9789004140059

2003

Kelly, Paul (2003) Ideas and policy frameworks in British politics In: Dunleavy, Patrick and Gamble, Andrew and Heffernan, Richard and Peele, Gillian, (eds.) Developments in British Politics 7. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 242-260. ISBN 0333987055

Kelly, Paul (2003) Identity, equality and power: tensions in Parekh's theory of multiculturalism In: Haddock, Bruce and Sutch, Peter, (eds.) Multiculturalism, Identity and Rights. Routledge innovations in political theory (12). Routledge, London, UK, 94-110. ISBN 041531514x

Kelly, Paul (2003) Bentham In: Boucher, David and Kelly, Paul, (eds.) Political Thinkers: From Socrates to the Present. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 307-323. ISBN 9780198781943

Kelly, Paul (2003) Hume In: Boucher, David and Kelly, Paul, (eds.) Political Thinkers: From Socrates to the Present. Oxford University Press, New York, US, 198-216. ISBN 9780198781943

Kelly, Paul (2003) J. S. Mill on Liberty In: Boucher, David and Kelly, Paul, (eds.) Political Thinkers: From Socrates to the Present. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 324-342.

Kelly, Paul (2003) Introduction: Political Thinkers: From Socrates to the Present In: Boucher, David and Kelly, Paul, (eds.) Political Thinkers: From Socrates to the Present. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 1-20. ISBN 9780198781943

2002

Kelly, Paul, ed (2002) Multiculturalism reconsidered Polity Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 0745627935 0745627943

Kelly, Paul and Boucher, D, eds (2002) Political thinkers : from socrates to the present Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 0198781946

Kelly, Paul (2002) Introduction: between culture and equality In: Kelly, Paul, (ed.) Multiculturalism Reconsidered. Polity Press, Cambridge, 1-17. ISBN 9780745627946

Kelly, Paul (2002) Defending some dodos: liberty and/or equality In: Kelly, Paul, (ed.) Multiculturalism Reconsidered. Polity Press, Cambridge, 62-80. ISBN 9780745627946

Kelly, Paul (2002) The long shadow of John Stuart Mill: Brian Barry on culture and freedom Contemporary Politics, 8 (2). 117-128. ISSN 1356-9775

2001

Kelly, Paul (2001) 'Dangerous liaisons': Parekh's 'Oakeshottian' multiculturalism Political Quarterly, 72 (4). 428-436. ISSN 0032-3179

Kelly, Paul (2001) Classical utilitarianism and the concept of freedom: a response to the republican critique Journal of Political Ideologies, 6 (1). 13-31. ISSN 1356-9317

2000

Kelly, Paul (2000) Political theory in retreat? contemporary political theory and the historical order In: O'Sullivan, Noël, (ed.) Political Theory in Transition. Routledge, London, UK, 225-241. ISBN 9781857288544

Dunleavy, Patrick and Kelly, Paul J and Moran, Mary, eds (2000) British political science: fifty years of political studies Political studies special issues. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780631224129

1999

Kelly, Paul (1999) Contextual and non-contextual histories of political thought In: Hayward, Jack and Barry, Brian and Brown, Archie, (eds.) The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 37-62. ISBN 9780197262061

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