Ted Miller

Dr. Ted H. Miller

Associate Professor


  • PhD, University of California–San Diego
  • BA, University of Chicago

Research Areas

  • Political Theory


Office Hours:

By Appointment

Research Interests

  • Political Theory
  • Early Modern Political Philosophy
  • Thomas Hobbes
  • Sovereignty
  • Continental Philosophy
  • History of Science
  • Politics and Literature
  • Ordinary Language and Politics.

Teaching Interests

  • Political Theory
  • Modern Political Thought
  • American Political Thought
  • 20th & 21st Century Political Thought

Selected Publications

  • Miller, Ted H. 2011. Mortal Gods: Science, Politics, and the Humanist Ambitions of Thomas Hobbes. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press.
  • “The Two Deaths of Lady Macduff: Anti-Metaphysics, Violence and Davenant’s Restoration Revision of Macbeth,” Political Theory, 36 ( Dec., 2008): 6: 856-882.
  • “The Uniqueness of Leviathan: Authorizing Poets, Philosophers, and Sovereigns” in Leviathan at Three Hundred and Fifty Years, ed. Tom Sorell, Oxford University Press, 2004, 75-103
  • “Oakeshott’s Hobbes and the Fear of Political Rationalism”, Political Theory, (No.4, 2001), 807-833