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Lisa Hill

Lisa Hill is Professor of Politics in the School of Social Sciences, The University of Adelaide, and a full term Associate Investigator with CHE. Her political theory interests are in history of political thought, the social, political and economic thought of the Scottish Enlightenment, the pre-history of liberalism and classical Stoicism.



Emotions in the Social Thought and Political Economy of the Scottish Enlightenment
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Recent and relevant publications

Bruce Buchan and Lisa Hill. The Intellectual History of Political Corruption, London/New York:, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. (joint authored monograph).

Lisa Hill. ‘Adam Smith and Political Theory’ in Adam Smith: His Life, Thought, and Legacy, edited by R. P. Hanley, pp. 321–39. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016.

Lisa Hill. ‘Classical Stoicism and the Birth of a Global Ethics: Cosmopolitan Duties in a World of Local Loyalties’. Social Alternatives 34.1 (2015): 14–18.

Lisa Hill. ‘Adam Ferguson’s Sociology of Emotion’, In Emotions and Social Change: Historical and Sociological Perspectives, edited by D. Lemmings and A. Brooks, pp. 119–37. New York: Routledge, 2014. 

Lisa Hill. ‘Conceptions of Political Corruption in Ancient Athens and Rome’. History of Political Thought 34.4 (2013): 565–87.

Lisa Hill. ‘Adam Smith: The Man, the Mind and the Troubled Soul’. The Review of Politics 74.2 (2012): 307–16.

Lisa Hill. ‘Adam Smith on Thumos and Irrational Economic Man’. European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 19.1 (2012): 1–22.

Lisa Hill. ‘Ideas of Corruption in the Eighteenth Century: The Competing Conceptions of Adam Ferguson and Adam Smith’. In Corruption: Expanding the Focus, edited by Manuhuia Barcham, Barry Hindess and Peter Larmour (eds), pp. 97–112. Canberra: ANU Press, 2012.