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Michael Taylor

Professor Emeritus

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Michael Taylor (Ph.D., University of Essex, 1975) is professor emeritus in the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington. He is a political theorist and political economist. His research interests focused on identity, moral motivation, and the limits of rational choice theory; hierarchy and the origins of the state; markets and commodification; and environmental ethics and politics. He taught at Yale and the University of Essex in England and was a Visiting Professor/Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study at Stanford, the Netherlands Institute of Advanced Studies, the Institute of Advanced Studies in Vienna, the European University Institute in Florence, and the Australian National University.