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Robert Meister / Visiting Scholar at 3CT

Professor Meister was 3CT’s 2016 visiting scholar. A professor of social and political thought in the department of the History of Consciousness at UC Santa Cruz, Meister’s research interests include political and moral philosophy, law and social theory, Marxian theory, institutional analysis, and financialization. His most recent book is After Evil: A Politics of Human Rights(Columbia University Press, 2011). His essay, “Liquidity”, in Derivatives and Wealth of Society (University of Chicago Press, 2016) will be part of his next book, tentatively titled Just Optionality.

While at 3CT, Professor Meister participated in 3CT events and held office hours with students in addition to presenting at two public events sponsored by 3CT’s History, Social Theory and Capitalism cluster and a cluster of three other workshops on campus.