Tragic Virtues: The Politics of Luck
Daniel’s research focuses on the idea of luck in Greek, early-modern, and contemporary political theory. At the University of Toronto, he has held the Connaught International Doctoral Scholarship. Before coming Toronto, he graduated summa cum laude from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.
“Luck and Character in Machiavelli’s Political Thought,” History of Political Thought 37 (Winter 2016): 606–29.
Greek political thought; early-modern political thought; contemporary political theory; Aristotle; Thucydides; Greek tragedy; Athenian democracy; Machiavelli; moral luck; luck egalitarianism.
B.A., Carleton College
1) Instructor of Record, POL200: Visions of the Just/Good Society, Summer 2017; 2) Substitute lectures and seminars on Plato, Machiavelli, and Tocqueville at the invitation of Ryan Balot and Clifford Orwin; 3) TA for POL 200 (11 full courses).