Hochstrasser, Tim

Department of International History
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
United Kingdom



Research interests
The development of natural law discourse in the early German Enlightenment, the Huguenot Diaspora, political economy and practical politics in France before the French Revolution

Selected bibliography concerning Natural law

  • Books

(Co-ed.) Early Modern Natural Law Theories: Contexts and Strategies in Early Enlightenment, International Archives of the History of Ideas, vol. 186 (Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht, 2003).

Natural Law Theories in the Early Enlightenment (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000).


  • Articles

‘The institutionalisation of philosophy in Continental Europe’ in The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Philosophy, ed. Knud Haakonssen (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), p. 69-96.

‘Physiocracy and the politics of laissez-faire’ in The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Political Thought, ed. Mark Goldie and Robert Wokler (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), p. 419-442.
‘The claims of conscience: Natural law theory, obligation and resistance in the Huguenot diaspora’ in New Essays on the Political Thought of the Huguenots of the Refuge, ed. John Christian Laursen, Brill's Studies in Intellectual History vol. 60 (Leiden: 1994), p. 15-51.

‘Conscience and reason: The natural law theory of Jean Barbeyrac’ in Historical Journal, 36 (1993), p. 381-400.