It is surprising that a phenomenon of such obvious political and ethical significance as domination has largely escaped comprehensive analysis in the modern debate. As the title of Frank Lovett's book suggests, however, he aims to do something about this unfortunate fact. The result is a well researched and well argued book that deserves attentionLovett has thrown much needed light on a politically and morally consequential matter, and produced a work of impressive comprehensiveness in the process. Political philosophers and theorists will find much to engage with. The Philosophical Quarterly
About the Author
is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis, and from 2008-2009 was a Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. His primary research concerns the role of freedom and domination in developing theories of justice, equality, and the rule of law. He teaches courses in political theory.