Skip to main content
McMaster University Menu Search
Back

Seaman John, Associate Professor

John Seaman

Associate Professor

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Biography

John Seaman's interest lie in the area of Political theory. His major interests focus on examining the implications of the modern principle of equality for economic relations, political authority, and religion, particularly in the writings of Hobbes, Locke, and others in the liberal-democratic tradition.

Teaching

Courses

Undergraduate
2O6 - Political Theory (Half I)
4E6/6E6 - Issues in Liberal-Democratic Theory

Graduate
751 - Political Thought II

Research

Papers in Refereed Journals

Seaman, John W.   "Hobbes and the Liberalization of Christianity."  Canadian Journal of Political Science, XXXII:2 (June, 1999), 227-246.

Seaman, John W.  "Liberal Democracy's Ambiguous Principle of Equality, Brock Review, 5:1 (Summer, 1996), 63-68.