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Dr Adam Tebble

Senior Lecturer in Political Theory

Adam Tebble2

Postal Address:

Department of Political Economy
King’s College London
Strand Campus
Bush House (North East Wing)
30 Aldwych
London WC2B 4BG


Tel: + 44 (0)20 7848 1685
Room number: 9.08 Bush House (North East Wing)

Office Hours:
Tuesday 10-11am
Wednesday 10-11am
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Twitter: @adamtebble


Dr Tebble’s research interests include contemporary political theory, with a specialisation in classical liberalism, social justice, and the politics of culture and identity. He is the author of Epistemic Liberalism: a defence (Routledge, 2016) and F A Hayek (Continuum, 2010). Dr Tebble has published in the journals Social Philosophy and PolicyEconomics and Philosophy, Political Theory, The European Journal of Political Theory, Political Studies and the Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy.

Prior to joining King’s in 2011, he taught at the School of Public Policy, UCL. In the United States he has taught at Brown University, where he was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow (2004-2006), then Lecturer (2006-2007) at the Department of Political Science.


At the undergraduate level Dr Tebble is convener of the year two module Political Theory of Capitalism and, in year three, Culture, Identity and Justice and The Thought of Hayek.

Dr Tebble welcomes doctoral research proposals in political theory/philosophy only, with a specific interest in the following areas:

  • Classical liberal and libertarian political theory 
  • Markets and social justice
  • Culture, identity and justice
  • Gender, sexuality and politics

Selected Publications


Tebble, A. J., Epistemic Liberalism: A defence, London, Routledge, 2016.

Tebble, A. J., Hayek, London, Bloomsbury, 2013.

Published Articles:

Tebble, A. J., 'Liberty against Progress', Social Philosophy and Policy, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2017, 237-258.

Tebble, A. J., On the Circumstances of Justice, European Journal of Political Theory, 2016.

Tebble, A. J., Homosexuality and Publicness: towards a political theory of the taboo, Political Studies, Vol. 59, No. 4, 2011, 921–939.

Tebble, A. J., Hayek and Social Justice: A Critique, Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2009, 581-604.

Tebble, A. J., Exclusion for Democracy, Political Theory, Vol. 34, No. 4, 2006, 463-487.

Tebble, A. J., Does Inclusion Require Democracy?, Political Studies, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2003, 197-214. 

Tebble, A. J., What is the Politics of Difference?, Political Theory, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2002, 259-281.

See also: Young, I. M., Reply to Tebble, Political Theory, vol. 30, no. 2, 2002, pp. 282-288

Tebble, A. J., The Tables Turned: Wilt Chamberlain versus Robert Nozick on Rectification, Economics and Philosophy, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2001, 89-108.

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