Political Science Faculty

Susan Meld Shell



The Strauss-Krüger Correspondence: Translation with Introduction and Critical Essays, ed. Susan Meld Shell (New York and London: Palgrave-MacMillan, 2018).

“Taking Men as They Are and Laws as They Can Be”: Rousseau and Hobbes on Legitimacy and the State of Nature,” in Rousseau’s Mind, ed. Eve Grace and Christopher Kelly (London: Routledge, 2019).

“Anticipations of Autonomy,” Kant and the Emergence of Autonomy, ed. Oliver Sensen and Stefano Bacin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018)

“Kant and Civic Dignity in the Age of Trump,” in Philosophy in the Age of Donald Trump, ed. Mark Sable (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).

“Rousseau,” in Cambridge History of Moral Philosophy, ed. Sacha Golob and Jens Timmermann (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017).

“Rousseau’s Kantian Legacy” (with Richard Velkley), in Thinking with Rousseau: from Machiavelli to Schmitt, ed. Helena Rosenblatt and Paul Schweigert (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017).

Introduction, Leo Strauss’s Kant Seminars (1958, 1964), Leo Strauss Archive (online), University of Chicago, 2017.

“Kant on Citizenship, Community, and Redistribution,” Kant and Social Policies, ed. Andrea Faggion, et. al (New York/London: Palgrave-MacMillan, 2016).

“Kant’s Lectures on Pedagogy,” in Reading Kant’s Lectures, ed. Robert Clewis (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2015).

 “‘More [than] Human’: Kant on Liberal Education and the Public Use of Reason,” in In Search of Humanity: Essays in Honor of Cifford Orwin, ed. Andrea Radasanu (Boston: Lexington Books, 2015).

Kant's Observations and Remarks: A Critical Guide, co-edited with Richard Velkley (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012)

Kant and the Limits of Autonomy (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009), 430 pp.

America at Risk: Challenges to Liberal Self-Government in an Age of Uncertainty, co-edited with Robert Faulkner (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2009), 273 pp.