MA., Political Science, UCLA, 2019
MBA., University of Oxford, 2014
MSc., African Studies, University of Oxford, 2013
B.Bus.Sci., Law and Economics, University of Cape Town, 2011
My research examines the foundations of a pre-industrial political theory of automation and the idea of intelligent artifice in classical Greek thought, focusing on Aristotle and the thinkers that have interpreted him in the medieval to early modern period.
Ziyaad Bhorat, “Automata in Hobbes: Three Heads of Cerberus”, History of Political Thought, 42, no. 3: 2021, 441–463
Ziyaad Bhorat, “Automation, Slavery, and Work in Aristotle’s Politics Book I”, Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek and Roman Political Thought, Forthcoming.