Dr Tim Hochstrasser's major publication is Natural Law Theories in the Early Enlightenment (Cambridge, 2000) which was awarded the Morris D. Forkosch Prize by the Journal of the History of Ideas for the best book in intellectual history published in 2000. He has also co-edited a related collection: T.J.Hochstrasser and P.Schröder (eds.), Early Modern Natural Law Theories: Context and Strategies in the Early Enlightenment, (Kluwer: Dordrecht, 2003), together with several articles on the themes outlined above.
Dr Hochstrasser's other publications include:
• '"A College in the Air": Myth and Reality in the Foundation Story of Downing College, Cambridge', History of the Universities, 17, (2002), 81-120
• 'The Institutionalisation of Philosophy in Continental Europe' [Section 1(e)] in The Cambridge History of Eighteenth Century Philosophy, (ed.) Knud Haakonssen, (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2006), 69-96
• 'Physiocracy and the Politics of Laissez-Faire', in The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Political Thought edited by Mark Goldie and Robert Wokler, (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2006), 419-442
• 'Carlyle and the French Enlightenment: Transitional Readings of Voltaire and Diderot', Working Papers on the Nature of Evidence, no 21, 'The Nature of Evidence: How Well Do FACTS Travel?' (November 2007), 1-20.
He is currently working on a general overview of the Enlightenment, a study of the political theory of the French physiocrats, and a series of studies of writers within the Huguenot diaspora.
Dr Hochstrasser also has research interests in the social history of music and in historiography that extend beyond the range of the 'long' eighteenth century.