David Runciman

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  • A British political scientist
  • Teaches political theory at Cambridge University
  • A fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he was educated following Eton College
  • Worked as a columnist for The Guardian
  • Currently writes for the London Review of Books about politics
  • Leverhulme Major Research Fellow: 2009-2012 (‘Democracy and Disaster: A Political and Intellectual History’)

Resources:
The Confidence Trap: A History of Democracy in Crisis from World War I to the Present
Political Hypocrisy: The Mask of Power, from Hobbes to Orwell and Beyond
The Politics of Good Intentions: History, Fear and Hypocrisy in the New World Order

Links:
10/5/13 The Economist: Picking Up The Tab
10/1/13 Publishers Weekly: The Confidence Trap: A History of Democracy in Crisis from World War I to the Present
9/2/13 ABC: The Confidence Trap
4/14/11 The Guardian: In Praise of… David Runciman
University of Cambridge

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