Eden Blazejak

Eden Blazejak

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Social Sciences

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Eden Blazejak is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Adelaide. His main research interests include Hellenistic political philosophy (Stoicism and Epicureanism), the influence of ancient philosophy in early modern political thought, and state of nature theories. He has co-authored a book (with Professor Lisa Hill) titled "Stoicism and the Western Political Tradition" (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021), and he is currently finishing his PhD thesis titled "Epicureanism in the Enlightenment: the Influence of Epicurean Political Thought on the Western Political Tradition."

Eden is also a teacher in the courses:
POLIS 2107 - Passions and Interests: The History of Greed
POLIS 2106 - Justice, Virtue and the Good

  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2016 Scholarship Tinline Scholarship for Politics University of Adelaide Australia -
    2015 Award The David Murray Prize in Arts The University of Adelaide Australia -
    2015 Scholarship The John F Kennedy Memorial Scholarship The University of Adelaide Australia -
    2015 Award The Lynda Tapp Prize in History The University of Adelaide Australia -
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2018 - 2023 University of Adelaide Australia Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science
    2016 - 2016 University of Adelaide Australia Honours Degree of Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours)
    2013 - 2015 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)
  • Books

    Year Citation
    2021 Hill, L., & Blazejak, E. (2021). Stoicism and the Western Political Tradition. Australia: Palgrave Macmillan.
    DOI Scopus3

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