Raymond Brandt

Position Title
PhD Candidate

1 Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616
Education and Degree(s)
  • MA, University College London
  • BA, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Honors and Awards
  • Merk Family Distinguished Dissertation Prospectus Award
  • Bret Hewitt Qualifying Exam Award
Research Interests & Expertise
  • Research interests: Contemporary Analytic Political Philosophy; Utilitarianism; Liberal Democracy; The Philosophy of Paternalism; Social Contract Theory.
  • My dissertation investigates the scope of state intervention within the political philosophies of Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill, & Henry Sidgwick (the "British Utilitarians").