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LISA ELLIS: RESEARCH

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  • “Sectoral Responsibility for Climate Justice: How Much of the Global Carbon Budget Should We Spend on Aviation?,” with James Higham and James Maclaurin
  • “Conservation Moon Shots,” with James Maclaurin
  • “Defensible Decisions about Adapting to Sea-Level Rise”
  • “Estimating the Human Value of Biodiversity”
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  • “How Should the Risks of Sea Level Rise be Shared?” Working paper commissioned by the Deep South National Science Challenge. Submitted August 2018; published December 2018. 20,677 words. (link)
  • Higham, J.E.S., Ellis, E. & Maclaurin, J. (2018). “Tourist aviation emissions: A problem of collective action.” Journal of Travel Research (published online May 2018 in the JTR and the Foundations series). doi/10.1177/0047287518769764.
  • "Democracy as a Constraint and Possibility for Environmental Action," The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Political Theory (Oxford University Press, 2016), edited by Teena Gabrielson, Cheryl Hall, John M. Meyer, and David Schlosberg.
  • "Kant's Political Philosophy," Oxford Bibliographies (2015).
  • The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, Michael T. Gibbons, Editor-in-Chief, Diana Coole, Elisabeth Ellis, and Kennan Ferguson, Associate Editors (John Wiley and Sons, 2015 [September 2014]). Eight volumes; 4360 pages; in print and online.
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  • Kant’s Political Theory: Interpretations and Applications (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012). Edited and with an introduction and bibliography by Elisabeth Ellis. Paperback edition, 2015.
  • “The Received Hobbes,” essay in a new edition of Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan, Ian Shapiro, ed. (Yale University Press, 2010); pp. 481-518.
  • “Difficult Discoveries: Rousseauian Investigations of Love and Democracy," review essay in Political Theory 38, no. 5 (October 2010): 723-730.
  • Provisional Politics: Kantian Arguments in Policy Context (Yale University Press, 2008).
  • “Citizenship and Property Rights: A New Look at Social Contract Theory,” Journal of Politics 68 (3): 544-555 (August 2006).
  • Kant’s Politics: Provisional Theory for an Uncertain World (Yale University Press, 2005). Foundations of Political Theory, First-Book Prize (2007).
  • "Kant, Immanuel (1724-1804)," in The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, Michael T. Gibbons, ed., (John Wiley and Sons, 2015): 1983-1994. Published online September 2014: DOI: 10.1002/9781118474396.wbept0555.
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  • "Shapiro, Ian (1956--)," in The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, Michael T. Gibbons, ed., (John Wiley and Sons, 2015): 3427–3434. Published online September 2014: DOI: 10.1002/9781118474396.wbept0934. Written with David Switzer (graduate student, Texas A&M University).
  • "Social Contract," in The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, Michael T. Gibbons, ed., (John Wiley and Sons, 2015): 3490–3493. Published online September 2014: DOI: 10.1002/9781118474396.wbept0949.
  • “Kant,” Encyclopedia of Political Theory, Mark Bevir, ed. (Sage, 2010): vol. 2, pp. 751-755.
  • “Julien Offray de la Mettrie,” in the Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers, Manfred Kuehn and Heinner Klemme, eds. (Thoemmes Press, 2010): vol. 2, pp. 697-690.
  • “Ewald Friedrich, Baron von Hertzberg,” in the Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers, Manfred Kuehn and Heinner Klemme, eds. (Thoemmes Press, 2010): vol. 2, pp. 498-499.
  • “Joseph Niklas, Imperial Count of Windischgrätz,” in the Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers, Manfred Kuehn and Heinner Klemme, eds. (Thoemmes Press, 2010): vol. 3, pp.1280-1281.
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  • “Provisionalism in the Study of Politics,” in Problems and Methods in the Study of Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2004), edited by Ian Shapiro, Rogers M. Smith, and Tarek E. Masoud: 350-377.
  • “Common Sense,” in the New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. Maryanne Cline Horowitz, et al. (NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2004): 381-383.
  • “Modernity,” in the New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. Maryanne Cline Horowitz, et al. (NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2004): 1473-1475.
  • “Immanuel Kant’s Two Theories of Civil Society,” in Frank Trentmann, ed., Paradoxes of Civil Society: New Perspectives on Modern German and British History (Providence: Berghahn Books, 2000; second edition, 2004): pp. 105-134.