About Ted Vaggalis

Ted Vaggalis is currently Associate Professor of Political Science at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri. He received a BA in Political Science at Brigham Young University and his MA and PhD in Philosophy from the University of Kansas. His areas of interest include the area of overlap between hermeneutics and political philosophy, which includes the history of ethics and political philosophy, continental philosophy (especially Heidegger and Gadamer’s philosophical hermeneutics), Leo Strauss’ political thought (especially his work on political theology), and Rawls’ political liberalism.