Samuel Garrett Zeitlin

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Subfields: 
International Relations
Academic Subfields: 
Political Theory & Philosophy

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Personal Statement: 

Samuel Garrett Zeitlin studies and teaches political philosophy, the history of political thought, and international relations. His dissertation, which he is currently working to revise into a scholarly monograph, examined the themes of war and peace in the political philosophy of Francis Bacon. His translation and edition (co-edited with R.A. Berman) of "Land and Sea" won an award in the "Religion" category at the Independent Publisher Book Awards in 2016.

Recent publications:

Peer-reviewed journal articles
S.G. Zeitlin, “Interpretation and Critique: Jacob Taubes, Julien Freund, and the Interpretation of Hobbes,” in Telos 181 (Winter 2017), pp. 9-39.
S.G. Zeitlin, "Propaganda und Kritik: Eine Einführung in Land und Meer," in Politisches Denken Jahrbuch, vol. 27, pp. 115-143.

Co-edited Books:

R.A. Berman and S.G. Zeitlin eds.; S.G. Zeitlin trans. C. Schmitt, Land and Sea: A World-Historical Meditation (Candor, NY: Telos Press Publishing, 2015).

http://www.telospress.com/store/#!/Land-and-Sea-A-World-Historical-Medit...

R.A. Berman and S.G. Zeitlin eds.; S.G. Zeitlin trans. C. Schmitt, The Tyranny of Values and Other Texts (Candor, NY: Telos Press Publishing, 2018).

http://www.telospress.com/store/#!/The-Tyranny-of-Values-and-Other-Texts...

Translated Book:

S.G. Zeitlin, trans. C. Schmitt, Dialogues on Power and Space (A. Kalyvas and F. Finchelstein eds.) (Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2015).

http://www.polity.co.uk/book.asp?ref=9780745688688

Other editions:

“Leviathan as Mortal God: On the Contemporaneity of Thomas Hobbes” (edition and translation of J. Taubes, “Statt einer Einleitung: Leviathan als Sterblicher Gott, Zur Aktualität von Thomas Hobbes,”), Telos 181 (Winter 2017), pp. 48-64.

“The Contemporaneity of Thomas Hobbes” (edition and translation of J. Freund, “Die Aktualität des Thomas Hobbes”), Telos 181 (Winter 2017), pp. 40-47.